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1Author:  Rauschardt, Felix Hannibal.Requires cookie*
 Title:  Arithmetica decimalis oder rechenkunst der geometrischen zehen theiligen ruthen, [and] Tractatus von der fortification, 1648-1649     
 Dates:  1648-1649 
 Abstract:  This interesting volume, supposedly found in the Bastille and transferred to Peter DuPonceau in the 19th century, contains information on mathematics and military science. The cover is ornamentally decorated in ink, some of which is colored. The text contains a section on geometry and trigonometry that includes many diagrams and calculations. The second part contains information on fortification and military sciences, some of which seems to apply the mathematics of the previous section to artillery and fortification design. The section on fortifications contains drawings and sketches of forts.

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 Call #:  Mss.511.R19a 
 Extent:  1 volume(s) 
 Topics:  Beyond Early America | Military History | Science and technology 
 Genre:  Military Records | Scientific Data 
 Subjects:  Fortification. | Geometry. | Mathematics. | Trigonometry. 
2Author:  Crawford, John Lindsay,Earl ofRequires cookie*
 Title:  Account of some campaigns of the British army from 1689 to 1712 and a journal of a campaign under Prince Eugene on the Upper Rhine, 1689-1735     
 Dates:  1689-1735 
 Abstract:  This is one of four large volumes that were part of Benjamin Franklin's personal library. The four volumes comprise a series of John Lindsay Crawford's travels with the Russian Army from 1737-1739. The books have large maps of Europe.

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 Call #:  Mss.940.M68 
 Extent:  1 volume(s) 
 Topics:  Beyond Early America | Military History 
 Genre:  Manuscript Essays | Military Records | Travel Narratives and Journals 
 Subjects:  Fortification. | Military discipline. | Military history, Modern -- 17th century. | Military history, Modern -- 18th century.