This scarce pamphlet, remains bound to edge by the remnants of earlier binding. The title page is browned, grubby, stained, with a couple of ink markings, and some faint pencil letters, and a small chip to the top fore edge corner. The leaves throughout, are similarly stained, in varying degrees, with some grubbiness to corners, and a few scattered ink markings. The first few leaves are un-numbered and they have been numbered in pencil.
One of the leaves has a portion missing from the top margin, slightly encroaching on page number and text letter. One leaf has a small hole to the bottom margin. The last leaf is also surface grubby and a little chipped with loss to the top margin.There is some creasing in places throughout, see images closely. ESTC records only 4 copies in the UK. Extremely scarce drill manual for young soldiers, by Parliamentary soldier, Captain Lieutenant John Rainsford. All our books, will be carefully and securely packaged. Your item is fully refundable without question. We aim to give detailed and accurate descriptions, and have established a reputation for honesty, quality and reliability, which we hope to continue. We are very approachable and want to make this a pleasant experience. The item "Rare YOUNG SOLDIER 1642 RAYNSFORD Military CIVIL WAR Drill ARMY RULES Muskets" is in sale since Tuesday, April 7, 2020. This item is in the category "Books, Comics & Magazines\Antiquarian & Collectable". The seller is "wisdompedlars" and is located in Loughborough. This item can be shipped worldwide.