An elucidation of several parts of his majesty's regulations for the formations and movements of cavalry. Army Great Britain.
An elucidation of several parts of his majesty's regulations for the formations and movements of cavalry.
An elucidation of several parts of his majesty's regulations for the formations and movements of cavalry.

An elucidation of several parts of his majesty's regulations for the formations and movements of cavalry.

[London]: printed for the War Office by T. Egerton, 1798. First edition, 8vo, pp. [6], [iii]-iv, 5-54, without the final advertisement leaf; 31 hand-colored folding plates of lines of battle, troop movements, attacks, etc.; contemporary marbled boards, neatly rebacked in beige cloth, green cloth label lettered in gilt on spine; first gathering loosening, else generally a very good, sound copy. Ex-Royal United Service Institution, with their engraved bookplate, and with a small release stamp; no other markings. The text is in 2 parts, the second part, with continuous pagination and register, with the title, On Movements and Attacks; with Reference to the Appendix in His Majesty's Regulations for Cavalry," and the plates are divided 12 and 19 respectively. The text is signed at the end: J. G. L. M. A second edition with only 19 plates appeared the following year. OCLC and ESTC locate a total of 9 copies, only Yale, Society of the Cincinnati, and the U.S. Military Academy in the U.S. Item #28423

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