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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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CUIRASSIERS AND HEAVY CAVALRY: DRESS UNIFORMS OF THE GERMAN IMPERIAL CAVALRY 1900-1914
Written by D.S.V. Fosten.
Stock no. 1817942
Published by Almark Publishing Co. Ltd.. 1st 1973. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

An illustrated guide to the Dress uniforms of the heavy cavalry regiments of the Imperial German Army with scores of fine drawings illustrating in detail the many and complex items of wear used by these troops. Blue boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos and illustrations and a few colour illustrations. ISBN: 0855241306. Corners bumped. Contents clean. White pictorial dustwrapper is a little browned and a little grubby.

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WARHORSE: CAVALRY IN ANCIENT WARFARE
Written by Philip Sidnell.
Stock no. 1817928
Published by Hambledon Continuum. 1st 2006. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Drawing heavily on the ancient sources, Warhorse takes the reader on a thrilling ride through numerous vividly recreated battles, from the earliest civilizations to the Battle of Hastings, to reveal the horsemen of the ancient world in their full and deadly glory. Brown boards, gilt title to spine. ISBN: 1852853743. SIGNED by the author (no dedication) to title page. Text block slightly marked. Pictorial dustwrapper lightly scuffed.

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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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RIDING TO WAR
Written by Gerald Uloth.
Stock no. 2125943
Published by Monks. 1st 1993. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

By an Officer of the 28th Light Cavalry. B/w photos. ISBN: 0952290006. Light bumping to top and tail of spine. Inscription in ink to title page. Wrapper is edge-creased with a few chips and nicks; scuffing and some surface paper damage to top of spine.

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THE ROMAN CAVALRY FROM THE FIRST TO THE THIRD CENTURY AD
Written by Karen R. Dixon; Pat Southern.
Stock no. 1317371
Published by B.T. Batsford Ltd.. 1st 1992. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

The origins of the mounted units of the Roman army and their development from temporary allied troops to the regular alae and cohorts. Blue boards, gilt title to spine. 256 pages. B/w drawings by Dixon plus b/w photos. ISBN: 0713463961. Spine slightly bumped at top and tail. Dustwrapper is just a little edge rubbed.

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JOHN JEFFERSON HARLAN: BUNCO STEERER
Written by Philip J. Rasch; A.G. Brackett.
Stock no. 2124527
Published by The English Westerners' Society. 1982. Nearly fine condition.

16 page pamphlet. Card wraps. Also includes 'The Frontier Cavary' by Brackett. The Brand Book Vol. 21, No. 1, Winter 1982. Light creasing to top corner of front cover.

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A CAPTAIN OF "CHIVALRIC COURAGE": THOMAS H. FRENCH, 7TH CAVALRY
Written by Barry C. Johnson.
Stock no. 1815717
Published by The English Westerners' Society. 1989. Nearly fine condition.

The Brand Book Vol. 25 Nos. 1 & 2 1987/88. Blue cardwraps booklet. 50 pages.

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AN OFFICER'S PERCEPTION OF THE LITTLE BIG HORN AND A CENTENNIAL EXPOSE
Written by C. Lee Noyes.
Stock no. 1815246
Published by The English Westerners' Society. 1993. Nearly fine condition.

The Brand Book Volume 30 1992-1993. Two essays. Blue cardwraps with black titles. Stapled binding. 31 pages.

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RESUME OF OPERATIONS AGAINST THE APACHE INDIANS 1882 TO 1886
Written by George Crook.
Stock no. 1815244
Published by The English Westerners' Society. 1999. Slightly better than very good condition.

The Brand Book Volume 32, No. 2 Summer 1998. With Notes and an Introduction by Barry C. Johnson. Crook's Resume was first published in 1886; and was published in this version by The Johnson-Taunton Military Press in 1971. This edition has a few additions suggested by an Apache Wars authority in the light of more recent research. Blue cardwraps. Stapled binding. 28 pages. Light creasing to spine. Contents fine.

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HERE COME THE REBELS!
Written by Wilbur Sturtevant Nye.
Stock no. 1815149
Published by Morningside Bookshop. 1988. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Facsimile reprint No. 80 (originally published in 1965). This story carries the reader through events leading up to Gettysburg. Focus is primarily on the march of R.S. Ewell's Second Corps, describing the action around Winchester from Confederate and Federal view points. Contains a full account of cavalry engagements. Grey cloth boards, gilt title to spine. xvi and 412 pages including index.

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A SQUIRE OF HINDOOSTAN
Written by Narindar Saroop.
Stock no. 2115233
Published by Nottingham Court Press. 1985. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Grey boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. Includes 'Pedigree' line of Col. William Linnaeus Gardner. ISBN: 0906691273. Page edge browning. Wrapper is faded to spine, with some edge-creasing.

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