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Extrait des maximes manuscript

 Collection — Volume: 1
Call Number: MS C98


This volume provides brief principles of military science, dating from 1747 and written in French. Included is a later plan of battle of Lobositz, October 1, 1756, added in German.


  • 1747, 1756

Language of Materials

French, German

Conditions Governing Access

No access restrictions.

Conditions Governing Use

Spencer Library staff may determine use restrictions dependent on the physical condition of manuscript materials.


1 volume : Ornamentation: Includes plan of battle of Lobositz, October 1, 1756 between Austrian general Maximilian Ulysses Browne and Prussian Frederick II. In German. Material: Paper.

Scope and Contents

The bulk of the volume concerns "Extrait des maxims, et regles militaries tous des vieux autheurs, vegue polybe, et des aphorismes du vieux general Montecuculli approprie a notre tems et reduit dans ce petitabregé pour un homme de guerre" and is dated 1747. Includes front matter (unnumbered pages), pages numbered 1-91, and a table after the numbered pages (also unnumbered).

Included at the back of the volume is a single page plan of the battle of Lobositz of October 1, 1756, described in German rather than French.

Physical Location

MS C98

Custodial History

Bookplate of Nostitz.

Immediate Source of Acquisition


Guide to the Extrait des maximes Manuscript Collection
Extrait des maximes manuscript
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Finding aid written in English.
Finding aid permalink
Preferred citation
Extrait des maximes manuscript, Department of Special Collections, MS C98, Kenneth Spencer Research Library, University of Kansas

Repository Details

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