Fortress construction;C.J. Snijders en P.C.J. Noorduijn - Duurzame en tijdelijke versterkingskunst. Atlas van XLV platen - 1916

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Fortress construction;C.J. Snijders en P.C.J. Noorduijn - Duurzame en tijdelijke versterkingskunst. Atlas van XLV platen - 1916
Detailed paper about old and new fortress construction

C.J. Snijders en P.C.J. Noorduijn - Duurzame en tijdelijke versterkingskunst. leerboek voor de cadetten van alle wapens. Atlas van XLV platen - Breda, Militaire Academie, 1916 - No page numbers (ca. 60 pp.) - half linen binding - 38 x 28 cm.

Condition: reasonable (the spine has spots with wear, the binding has (water) stains, somewhat loose in the binding, though all illustrations are perfect.

¶ This is the first part of an atlas edition and was revised by P.W. Scharroo, Captain of the Military Engineers Corps (famous from the surrender in May 1940 in Rotterdam). C.J. Snijders had an interesting military career, was liked by Queen Wilhelmina, and later became the supreme commander of the Dutch Military Forces. Printed in lithography. Especially nice and detailed are the various situational maps.

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