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Muller, John (1699-1784) A treatise of artillery.

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC05306.02 Author/Creator: Muller, John (1699-1784) Place Written: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Type: Book Date: 1779 Pagination: 40, 215 p. 19.8 x 11.7 cm

Summary of Content: First American edition of this work, based on the second London edition. This copy was owned by Paul Revere, but not marked as such. Dedication reads: "To his Excellency George Washington...General Henry Knox...and the Officers of the Continental Artillery." Printed in Philadelphia by Styner and Cist, in Second-Street, for John Norman, engraver. Evans 16378.

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Historical Era: Colonization and Settlement, 1585-1763

Subjects: ArtilleryMilitary HistoryRevolutionary WarRevolutionary War GeneralContinental Army

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