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IN THE VALLEY OF THE LITTLE BIG HORN: THE 7TH AND THE SIOUX JUNE 25-26, 1876
Written by Robert C. Kain.
Stock no. 1819271
Published by Beinfeld Publishing Inc.. 2nd 1975. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

2nd Edition, enhanced by the addition of personal notes and comments by the late Colonel Edward M. Offley, United States Cavalry, retired. His notes have been reproduced in this book just as he wrote them, on the page margins in his own hand. Dark blue cloth, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 0917714164. Text block browned with a few minor foxspots. Pictorial dustwrapper is edge-chipped and grubby.

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AMERICAN CARNAGE: WOUNDED KNEE, 1890
Written by Jerome A. Greene.
Stock no. 1819266
Published by University of Oklahoma Press. Circa 2014. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

A comprehensive account of Wounded Knee exploring the complex events leading up to the tragedy, the killings themselves, and the troubled legacy that resulted. Red cloth spine with black title, red paper boards. B/w photos. ISBN: 9780806144481. Second printing.

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INDIAN ARMY UNIFORMS CAVALRY
Written by William Y. Carman.
Stock no. 2132811
Published by Morgan-Grampian. 1st 1968. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Indian Army Uniforms under the British from the 18th century to 1947. Cavalry. Red cloth spine with gilt title, grey marbled paperboards. Colour plates. B/w photos and illustrations. 234 pages includes index. Slight bump to lower corners. Ex-libris sticker of Ian H. Stockley on front pastedown. Pages lightly browned. Else a fine copy in pictorial wrapper which lightly browned and rubbed at top edge.

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A HISTORY OF THE UNIFORMS OF THE BRITISH ARMY VOLUME IV
Written by Cecil C.P. Lawson. Illustrated by Cecil C.P. Lawson.
Stock no. 2132787
Published by Kaye & Ward. 1970. Nearly fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

This volume continues the study of uniforms worn by the Cavalry up to the Napoleonic wars, and surveys the Artillery, Engineers, Pioneers, the many ephemeral Emigre Corps, the Highland Fencibles and the Hanoverian Army. Maroon cloth, gilt title to spine. 3 colour plates plus b/w illustrations. 197 pages plus index. ISBN: 0718202031. Spine bumped. Ex-libris sticker of Ian H. Stockley on front pastedown. Else contents fine. Pictorial wrapper slightly creased at top edge and browned to spine.

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THE BATTLEFIELDS OF THE FIRST WORLD WAR: THE UNSEEN PANORAMAS OF THE WESTERN FRONT
Written by Peter Barton.
Stock no. 1819161
Published by Constable. 1st thus 2013. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

The great battlefields of the First World War as you have never seen them before, from the first cavalry skirmishes, through the horrors of the Somme and Passchendaele, to the final weeks of conflict. Panoramic photographs taken by the Royal Engineers and their German counterparts throughout the war for the intelligence purposes. Large oblong format. Red boards, silver title to spine. 392 pages including index. Includes CD-rom with the full panoramas in interactive, zoomable form and overlay mapping. ISBN: 9781472111920. DVD present. Pictorial slipcase is faded at edges, paper spine to same is edge-worn, rear board is lightly scuffed.

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CANADIANS WITH CUSTER
Written by Mary Thomas.
Stock no. 2132331
Published by Dundurn. 1st 2012. Fine condition.

The stories of the Canadians who joined the 7th Cavalry Regiment of the United States Army and new information on Custer's fatal battle. Pictorial cardwraps. B/w photos. 277 pages. ISBN: 9781459704077.

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CHILDREN OF GRACE: THE NEZ PERCE WAR OF 1877
Written by Bruce Hampton.
Stock no. 1819056
Published by Henry Holt and Company. 1st 1994. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

This story captures the plight of the common soldier, a reluctant instrument of a government policy gone wrong; and the reason behind the indecisiveness of General Howard. Also includes the treachery of fellow Native Americans who helped the U.S. Army block the escape of the Nex Perce as the fled toward Canada. A harrowing picture of bravery and horror, perfidy and pathos. Black cloth spine with gilt title, peach paper boards. Endpapers are maps. B/w photos. ISBN: 080501991X. Top edge of front board bumped. Minor foxing to top edge of text block. Name in ink to first page. Pictorial dustwrapper is slightly faded to spine.

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LET ME BE FREE: THE NEZ PERCE TRAGEDY
Written by David Lavendar.
Stock no. 1819055
Published by Harper Collins. 1st 1992. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

The U.S. Army's war against seven hundred Nez Perce men, women, and children. Navy blue cloth spine with gilt title, cream paper boards with author initials in gilt to front board. Maps to endpapers. B/w photos. ISBN: 0060167076. Lower edge of boards rubbed. Text block slightly browned. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly edge-rubbed.

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FRONTIERSMEN IN BLUE: THE UNITED STATES ARMY AND THE INDIAN 1848-1865
Written by Robert M. Utley.
Stock no. 1818945
Published by The Macmillan Company. 1st 1967. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The Macmillan Wars of the United States series. A comprehensive history of the achievements and failures of the United States Regular and Volunteer Armies that confronted the Indian tribes of the West in the two decades between the Mexican War and the close of the Civil War. Red cloth boards, blue title block with gilt title to spine. B/w photos. Text block browned. Price-cut blue dustwrapper is edge worn and scuffed to rear panel.

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GLORY-HUNTER: A LIFE OF GENERAL CUSTER
Written by Frederic F. Van De Water.
Stock no. 1818935
Published by Argosy-Antiquarian Ltd.. 1st thus 1963. Slightly better than very good condition.

Originally published 1934. Limited to 750 copies. Red cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w plates. A few marks to free front endpaper.

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A HISTORY OF THE ART OF WAR IN THE MIDDLE AGES VOLUME TWO: 1728-1485AD
Written by Charles Oman.
Stock no. 1818274
Published by Greenhill. 1st 1991. Very good condition in a fine dustwrapper.

Taking the development of the history of warfare from the point where supremacy of the cavalry was threatened by the emergence of the longbow at the end of the thirteenth century, to the close of the Wars of the Roses, when cavalry tactics were being revived and the importance of the firearm was growing. B/w maps and plans. ISBN: 1853671053. 1" dent to spine towards rear edge.

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THE BLOODY FIELDS OF WATERLOO: MEDICAL SUPPORT AT WELLINGTON'S GREATEST BATTLE
Written by M.K.H. Crumplin.
Stock no. 1817744
Published by Ken Trotman Publishing. 1st 2013. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

Medical perspectives of the battles from the 16th to 18th June 1815, anecdotal casualties, explanations of medical ranking, with a comprehensive list of medical men, who served at the battle and their career paths. Red boards, gilt title to spine. B/w & colour illustrations. ISBN: 9781907417412. SIGNED and dated 2015 by the author to title page.

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