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A Military Dictionary…. to which is likewise added, A Sea-Dictionary

Military Dictionary
London, printed; and sold by J.Morphew, 1708

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A Military Dictionary, explaining all difficult terms in martial discipline, fortification, and gunnery.  to which is likewise added, A Sea-Dictionary of all the Terms of Navigation.   Both of them very useful (to all persons that read the Publick News, or serve in the Army, Navy, or Militia) for the under-standing the accounts of sieges, battels, and other warlike and marine expeditions, which daily occur in this Time of Action.  by Officers who serv’d several years at sea and land

the third edition, improved

London, printed; and sold by J.Morphew, 1708

12mo. pp[300]. engraved folding frontispiece

a little browning and marking, but generally a clean copy. ex-Bath Reference Library, with book-plate on front paste-down and occasional blind stamps. good copy in full contemporary calf, sympathetically re-backed and with repair to corners. later end-papers

The ‘Sea-Dictionary’ comprises 146 pages and is sub-titled “…explaining the Sea-Terms, the Names of each Part of a Ship, its Rigging, and all other Things belonging to it”