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NAPOLEON'S CAVALRY
Written by Emir Burkhari. Illustrated by Angus McBride.
Stock no. 2133482
Published by Osprey Publishing. 1979. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

A comprehensive history of the organisation, regimental campaign records, tactical methods, uniforms, insignia, and equipment of the most colourful and impressive cavalry arm the West has ever known - the horsemen of the French 1st Empire. Large format. Red cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w pictorial endpapers. B/w illustrations throughout and a few colour. ISBN: 0850453399. Marks to covers and pastedowns. Wrapper is edge-creased with some marks and a few nicks.

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BRITISH YEOMANRY UNIFORMS: AN ALBUM OF COLOURED PRINTS
Written by Laurence V. Archer. Illustrated by Richard Simkin.
Stock no. 2133464
Published by Frederick Muller. 1st 1971. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Large format. With an Introduction and Descriptive Text by Archer. 32 full page colour plates. ISBN: 0584109318. Foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper is browned and covered with clear adhesive film.

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WATERLOO UNIFORMS: 1 BRITISH CAVALRY
Written by John Mollo. Illustrated by John Mollo.
Stock no. 1820059
Published by Historical Research Unit. 1st 1973. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Uniforms, arms and equipment of the British Army. B/w photos. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 0901621153. Top & tail of spine lightly rubbed. White pictorial dustwrapper is browned at spine and grubby/scuffed. Musty odour present.

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THE FRONTIER ABLAZE: THE NORTH WEST FRONTIER RISING 1897-98
Written by Michael Barthorp. Illustrated by Douglas N. Anderson.
Stock no. 1820057
Published by Windrow & Greene. 1st 1996. Fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Large format. Colour Plates. B/w photos. 128 pages. An account of the operations of the Tochi, Malakand, Buner, Mohmand and Tirah Field Forces. ISBN: 1859150233. Top & tail of spine lightly rubbed. Silver pictorial dustwrapper has a small hole to rear edge of spine (affecting the 'AZ' of the title to spine) and the laminate to rear spine edge is starting to peel.

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NAPOLEON'S CAVALRY
Written by Emir Burkhari. Illustrated by Angus McBride.
Stock no. 1820051
Published by Osprey Publishing. 1st 1979. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

A comprehensive history of the organisation, regimental campaign records, tactical methods, uniforms, insignia, and equipment of the most colourful and impressive cavalry arm the West has ever known - the horsemen of the French 1st Empire. Large format. Red cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w pictorial endpapers. B/w illustrations throughout and a few colour. ISBN: 0850453399. Text block lightly browned. White pictorial dustwrapper is lightly browned at spine and edges, tiny hole to rear spine edge.

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THE 17TH/21ST LANCERS (FAMOUS REGIMENTS)
Written by R.L.V. Ffrench Blake.
Stock no. 1820015
Published by Hamish Hamilton. 1st 1968. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A complete history of the two regiments, 17th and 21st, from their foundation until their amalgamation in 1922, and thereafter. Lilac cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos and illustrations. Text block browned, contents clean. White pictorial dustwrapper is a little browned.

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BRITISH BATTLES
Written by William Maxwell. Illustrated by Henri Dupray.
Stock no. 1819987
Published by Charles Letts & Co.. 1st 1902. Almost very good condition.

Being a history of great contests in which the British nation has been engaged from the time of William the Conqueror to the accession of King Edward VII., with a descriptive account of the battles and of their influence on the Empire and the growth of our vast Colonial possessions, told by a series of pictures painted specially by Henri Dupray. Large oblong format. Three quarter burgundy leather binding, raised bands to spine. Gilt title to front. B/w line drawings to text. Tipped in b/w plates. Leather binding rubbed, worn at edges and marked. Cloth boards heavily mottled and marked. Endpapers and text block browned, a few marks to endpapers. Name in ink to verso of front blank page. Page edge browning and a few minor margin marks. One or two foxspots present. Generally a nice copy internally.

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NAPOLEON'S ELITE CAVALRY
Written by Edward Ryan. Illustrated by Lucien Rousselot.
Stock no. 1819985
Published by Greenhill Books; Stackpole Books. 1st 1999. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Cavalry of the Imperial Guard 1804-1815. 91 superb colour paintings of Lucien Rousselot. Large format. A lavish presentation of Napoleon's guard cavalry. Text by Ryan detailing the men and uniforms of this elite of the elite. ISBN: 1853673714. Previous owner's name label to front pastedown. Light rubbing to top & tail of spine. Contents clean. White pictorial dustwrapper is slightly scuffed to rear.

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CAVALRY UNIFORMS OF THE BRITISH ARMY
Written by P.H. Smitherman. Illustrated by P.H. Smitherman.
Stock no. 1819984
Published by Hugh Evelyn. 1st 1962. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Large format, cloth spine. Cardwraps. Full page colour plates of the uniforms. Light browning to horizontal edges of covers and text block. Contents clean. Pictorial dustwrapper is browned to spine and top rear edge, rear panel has a large paint mark. Slight musty odour present.

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CAVALRY UNIFORMS OF THE BRITISH ARMY
Written by P.H. Smitherman. Illustrated by P.H. Smitherman.
Stock no. 1819981
Published by Hugh Evelyn. 1st 1962. Almost very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Large format, cloth spine. Cardwraps. Full page colour plates of the uniforms. Text block lightly browned, contents clean. Dustwrapper is stuck to the inside of covers. There is a sickly, sweet odour present which is why we have graded an otherwise nice book at VG-.

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NAPOLEON'S ELITE CAVALRY
Written by Edward Ryan. Illustrated by Lucien Rousselot.
Stock no. 1819980
Published by Greenhill Books; Stackpole Books. 1st 1999. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Cavalry of the Imperial Guard 1804-1815. 91 superb colour paintings of Lucien Rousselot. Large format. A lavish presentation of Napoleon's guard cavalry. Text by Ryan detailing the men and uniforms of this elite of the elite. ISBN: 1853673714. Light rubbing to top & tail of spine. Contents fine. White pictorial dustwrapper is slightly faded to spine.

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BRITISH YEOMANRY UNIFORMS: AN ALBUM OF COLOURED PRINTS
Written by Laurence V. Archer. Illustrated by Richard Simkin.
Stock no. 1819796
Published by Frederick Muller. 1st 1971. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Large format. With an Introduction and Descriptive Text by Archer. 32 full page colour plates. ISBN: 0584109318. Small indentation to first few pages (not affecting plates). Small previous owner's name label to front pastedown. Text block browned. Plates clean and bright. Price-cut white pictorial dustwrapper is browned and a little scuffed, small nick to top rear edge of spine.

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