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Pingenot Auction, Lot 394

394. [MILITARY HISTORY, Lot 2]. Lot of 35 titles (mostly 12mo and 16mo, original bindings, very fine to good), including the following:

Abstract of Infantry Tactics; Including Exercises and Manœuvers of Light-Infantry and Riflemen.... Boston: Hilliard, Gray and Company, 1830. Plans and illustrations. 12mo, original full calf. Worn, preliminary leaves stained and age darkened, with moderate foxing.
         Pingenot: An early manual of infantry tactics for the Militia of the United States and published by the War Department by the authority of an act of Congress of March 2, 1829. The text for the manual had been submitted on December 5, 1826, by an 8-man board of officers, including Maj. Gen. Winfield Scott and Lt. Col. Zachary Taylor. Contains all elements of infantry tactics including bugle calls. Rare.

Abstract of Infantry Tactics; Including Exercises and Manœuvers of Light-Infantry and Riflemen.... Philadelphia: Moss & Brother, 1858. Plans and illustrations. 12mo, original blind-stamped cloth, gilt title on spine. Some wear and spinal rubbing. Internally fine.
         Pingenot: Published "for the Militia of the United States." A later printing of the manual of infantry tactics that had been approved by the War Department since 1829. Contains all elements of infantry tactics including bugle calls.

ARMY AND NAVY CLUB. Articles of Association and By-Laws the Army and Navy Club. Manila, 1903. Original green boards.

ARMY AND NAVY CLUB. Certificate of Incorporation, By-Laws and House Rules, Officers, Directors, and Members. Washington, 1904. Frontispiece. 12mo, original blue cloth, gilt stamp on front.

ARMY AND NAVY CLUB. Certificate of Incorporation, By-Laws and House Rules, Officers, Directors, and Members. Washington, 1906. Frontispiece. 12mo, original blue cloth, gilt stamp on front.

BARNES, John B. Military Sketching and Map Reading. New York: D. Van Nostrand Company, 1917. Illustrations. D.j.

Basic Field Manual Infantry Drill Regulations, prepared under Direction of the Chief of Infantry. Washington: GPO, 1941. Original paper wrappers.

Cavalry Drill Regulations United States Army 1916. New York: Military Publishing Company. 12mo.

DALY, H[enry] W. Manual of Instruction in Pack Transportation by H. W. Daly, Packmaster, U.S. Army. West Point: Press of the U.S.M.A., 1901. viii [2] 10-79 pp., frontispiece, illustrations. Leather with gilt title. Full page presentation inscription signed by the author to Col. H. L. Scott, A.G. Dept. of Cuba, dated Havana, May 15, 1901. Chipped and edge worn. Good.
         First edition. See Thrapp, Encyclopedia of Frontier Biography I:372). Pingenot: Daly’s famous manual on pack transportation that went through various revisions between 1901 and 1917. The Irish-born Daly (1850-1931) came first to Canada and after 1865 roved the West for a time, claiming that he had met Kit Carson at Taos, Jim Bridger, William F. Cody, and others. By 1873 he was in Mexico reporting he had observed pack trains in operation and learning the business. By the 1880’s he was a civilian packer for the army and commanded two pack trains on Captain Emmet Crawford’s ill-fated expedition into the Sierra Madre. Daly remained with the Army, becoming the first chief packer, or packmaster, for the Quartermaster Department. He was a friend of Al Sieber, Tom Horn, Leonard Wood, as well as various Apache scouts. He packed for the Army during the Wounded Knee operation. This first manual was published when he was instructor of the art at West Point. During World War I, Daly was appointed a captain in the Quartermaster Corps., which had charge of Army pack companies. He was promoted to major the next year and was honorably discharged in September, 1920.

Drill Regulations and Service Manual for Sanitary Troops United States Army, 1914. Original binding, worn.

Field Service Regulations United States Army, 1905. Washington. Original boards and marbled edges.

Firing Regulations for Small Arms for the United States Army. Washington: GPO, 1898. Original leather, very worn, back off. Folding charts.

HAMILTON, William R. Practical Instructions for the National Guard of the United States. Part II.... New York: D Appleton, 1890. Original paper wrappers.

HUGHES, James B. Jr. Mexican Military Arms: The Cartridge Period 1866-1967. Houston: Deep River Armory, 1968. Wrappers. Printed on gloss stock.

Infantry Drill Regulations, United States Army. Washington: GPO, 1891. Original leather, worn. Gilt lettering on front.

Infantry Drill Regulations United States Army. 1904. Original blue leather bound with wrap-around closure flap. Flap very worn and taped.

Infantry Drill Regulations United States Army. Revised 1904. Washington: GPO, 1904. Original boards with gilt lettering on front.

Infantry Drill Regulations United States Army. 1911. Corrected to December 31, 1917. New York: Military Publishing Company, n.d. Original boards.

KOEHLER, H. J. Manual of Gymnastic Exercises Prepared for Use in Service Gymnasiums by First Lieutenant H. J. Koehler, U.S.A. New York: West Point, 1904. Original paper wrappers.

Light Artillery Drill Regulations, United States Army. Washington: GPO, 1891. Original (worn) red leather with metal hinged closure.

Manual for Noncommissioned Officers and Privates of Cavalry of the Army of the United States, 1917. Illustrations, some photographic. Original boards.

Manual for Noncommissioned Officers and Privates of Infantry of the Army of the United States, 1917. New York: Military Publishing Company Green boards.

MASSEE, E. K. Practical Instruction in Security and Information of Non-Commissioned Officer of Infantry. Kansas City: Franklin Hudson, 1909.

McCOLLUM, L. C. History and Rhymes of the Lost Battalion: Sketches by Franklin Sly. N.p., 1925. Illustrations, folding photographic illustrations. Original paper wrappers.

REED, Hugh T. Standard Infantry Tactics. Chicago: Published by the Author, 1890. Illustrated. Original paper wrappers.
         Eighth edition.

REGAN, James. Manual of Guard Duty and Kindred Subjects for the Regular Army, Volunteers, and Militia of the United States. New York: Harper Brothers, 1883. Original leather with metal hinged closure.

Regulations for the Army of the United States 1895. Washington: GPO, 1895. Original dark blue cloth, gilt title. Some wear and mending else very good. Signature on the front free endpaper: "Capt. H. L. Ripley/ 3" NJ Cavalry."
First edition.

Services for the Use of the Grand Army of the Republic. Headquarters Grand Army of the Republic, January 1, 1893. Milwaukee: Riverside Printing Company, 1892. 12mo, original cloth.

The Soldier’s Hymn Book. Chicago: Young Men’s Christian Association. Pocket size. Original pictorial wrappers. Warped and worn.

SPURGIN, William F. Catechismal Edition Infantry Drill Regulations. Kansas City: Franklin, 1908. Original blue boards, worn and stained. Warped.
Third Edition. Revised by Captain D. K. Major, Jr.

The Super Service Data Book. War Edition. Akron: Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company [1943]. 12mo, wrappers.

U.S. ARMY. JUDGE ADVOCATE GENERAL. A Manual for Courts-Martial. U.S. Army. Washington: GPO, 1936. Boards.

U.S. Infantry Tactics, for the Instruction, Exercise, and Maneuvers of the United States Infantry, Including Infantry of the Line, Light Infantry, and Riflemen. Philadelphia: J. B. Lippincott, 1861. Original green boards. Folding illustrative diagrams.

United States Military Reservations National Cemeteries and Military Parks. 1916. Worn boards.
         Revised edition.

UPTON, Emory. A New System of Infantry Tactics Double and Single Rank. Adapted to American Topography and Improved Fire-Arms. New York: D Appleton, 1869. Original green boards, gilt title on spine.

(35 vols.)
($800-1,600)