Napoleon Series Archive 2015

Le Blond - Plates copied open

Le Blond's works with the plates copied unfolded & open:

Le Blond - L'artillerie raisonnés - [Nouvelle édition revue & corrigée] - 1776

http://www.e-rara.ch/zut/content/titleinfo/9454982

Le Blond - Traité de l'attaque des places - [Seconde édition] - 1762

http://www.e-rara.ch/zut/content/titleinfo/9368870

Le Blond - Traité de la défense des places - [Seconde édition] - 1762

http://www.e-rara.ch/zut/content/titleinfo/9429423

To put those texts into context, the several editions - including an English edition of 1759 - all with plates folded closed when copied:

Original editions of Traité de la défense des places & Traité de l'attaque des places

Le Blond - Traité de l'attaque des places - 1743

https://books.google.com/books?id=6zfe3hXAER0C
https://books.google.com/books?id=0eZaAAAAcAAJ

Le Blond - Traité de la défense des places - 1743

https://books.google.com/books?id=BSvljouNOfgC

Original edition of L'artillerie raisonnés

Le Blond - L'artillerie raisonnés - 1761

https://books.google.com/books?id=H3fKMZjP_dAC

New edition of L'artillerie raisonnés

Le Blond - L'artillerie raisonnés - [Nouvelle édition revue & corrigée] - 1776

https://books.google.com/books?id=mjbEur4bBvcC

Second editions of Traité de la défense des places & Traité de l'attaque des places

Le Blond - Traité de l'attaque des places - [Seconde édition] - 1762

https://books.google.com/books?id=xndJAAAAYAAJ
https://books.google.com/books?id=k5VgAAAAcAAJ
https://books.google.com/books?id=mqReAAAAcAAJ

Le Blond - Traité de la défense des places - [Seconde édition] - 1762

https://books.google.com/books?id=S3dJAAAAYAAJ

Third editions of Traité de la défense des places & Traité de l'attaque des places

Le Blond - Traité de l'attaque des places - [Troisieme édition] - 1780

https://books.google.com/books?id=8TUUAAAAQAAJ

Le Blond - Traité de la défense des places - [Troisieme édition] - 1783

https://books.google.com/books?id=PTcUAAAAQAAJ
https://books.google.com/books?id=yfA8ErxGGu4C

English translation of 1759 made "more entertaining" with "journals of three notable sieges"

Le Blond - The Military Engineer or A Treatise on the Attack and Defence of All Kinds of Fortified Places - Part I & Part II - 1759

Part I - Attack

https://books.google.com/books?id=g8tCAAAAYAAJ

Part II - Defence

https://books.google.com/books?id=_blCAAAAYAAJ

With the French plates it is easier to read the English translation. - R