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NEW AND ENLARGED
CONTAINING, AMONG OTHER MATTER,
A SUCCINCT ACCOUNT OF THE DIFFERENT SYSTEMS
OF FORTIFICATION, TACTICS, &c.
ALSO THE VARIOUS
FRENCH PHRASES AND IVORDS
THAT HAVE AN IMMEDIATE, OR RELATIVE, CONNECTION
WITH THE BRITISH SERVICE,
OR MAY TEND TO GIVE GENERAL INFORMATION ON MILITARY
SUBJECTS IN EITHER LANGUAGE.
By CHARLES JAMES,
DEDICATED, BY PERMISSION, TO HIS ROYAL HIGHNESS
THE PRINCE OF WALES.
THE SECOND EDITION.
Malheur aux apprentifs dont les sens égarés
KING OF PRUSSIA'S ART OF WAR.
HIS ROYAL HIGHNESS
FREDERICK DUKE OF YORK,
FIELD MARSÌ AL,
COMMANDER IN CHIEF OF HIS MAJESTY'S FORCES,
&c. &c. &c.
SIR, HAD I not received permission to dedicate the annexed volume to your Royal HIGHNESS, your uniform attention to the real interests of the British army would naturally have pointed You out, as the fittest person to whom a work of this description ought to be inscribed. Your anxiety to encourage the most humble efforts, that individuals make for the benefit of any branch of the service, is at least equal to the importance of tion in it. On this account, You have a double claim to every production which has for its object the dissemi