History of West Point, and its Military Importance during the American Revolution and the Origin and Development of the United States Military Academy. Edward C. Boynton.
History of West Point, and its Military Importance during the American Revolution and the Origin and Development of the United States Military Academy.
History of West Point, and its Military Importance during the American Revolution and the Origin and Development of the United States Military Academy.
History of West Point, and its Military Importance during the American Revolution and the Origin and Development of the United States Military Academy.
History of West Point, and its Military Importance during the American Revolution and the Origin and Development of the United States Military Academy.

History of West Point, and its Military Importance during the American Revolution and the Origin and Development of the United States Military Academy.

New York: D. Van Nostrand, 1863. First edition. Hardcover. After his service in the Mexican War, Boynton taught at West Point. "His long residence at West Point, with its revolutionary associations, turned his interest to historical matters, and led to the publication of (this work), a large part of which is devoted to a minute study of the topography of the neighborhood, from a military viewpoint, to the system of defenses erected during the Revolution, and to the administration of the fortress during that period." DAB. Howes B678; Gephart 7120; 23 Decker 25. 8vo, xviii + 408pp. Large fold-out frontispiece of West Point from Garrison, NY (a lithograph by J. Bien). Illustrations in text + two fold-out maps. Later half red morocco (front hinge reattached, spine laid down), gilt decorated spine and raised spine bands. Panorama quite bright & folding maps in very good condition. Item #18486

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