Polyænus"s Stratagems of war by Polyaenus

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  • Military art and science -- Early works to 1800.

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Statementtr. from the original Greek, by Dr. Shepherd, F.R.S.
ContributionsShepherd, R. 1732?-1809, tr.
LC ClassificationsU101 .P82
The Physical Object
Paginationxxxv, [1], 366 p.
Number of Pages366
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6567167M
LC Control Number14009760

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