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Instructions for Making Quarterly Returns of Ordnance and Ordnance Stores

Condition: Good -/No Jacket as Issued


Washington, DC: Government Printing Office, 1863. Hard Cover. Good -/No Jacket as Issued. "... as prescribed by the general regulations of the Army; incluing directions respecting the evidence required in settling the ordnance property accounts of officers leaving the service; prepared at the Ordnance Bureau for the Use of Officers accountable for such property." Orginally blue blind-stamped cloth boards with gilt insignia of Ordnance Bureau on front board. Lettering on spine probably was also gilt; letters still readable. Boards are aded and stained. Head of spine and top corners bumped and worn. Heel of spine and bottom corners just bumped. Two small holes in spine cloth about half way down. Binding is tight. Stain on top front corners of boards and pages. Does not affect readability of text. Small piece from bottom front corner of front free endpaper missing. Foxing on endpapers. Other than stain interior pages are clean and tight. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.


  • Bookseller: Hermit Hill Books US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 2358
  • Title: Instructions for Making Quarterly Returns of Ordnance and Ordnance Stores
  • Format/binding: Hard Cover
  • Book condition: Used - Good -
  • Jacket condition: No Jacket as Issued
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Government Printing Office
  • Place: Washington, DC
  • Date published: 1863
  • Keywords: Civil War
  • Bookseller catalogs: Military History;


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