REGULATIONS FOR THE INSTRUCTION, FORMATIONS, AND MOVEMENTS OF THE CAVALRY: 1833.

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£175.00




1st ed., 1833. 3 parts bound as one. 171 + xii + 122 pp. 78 plates consisting of numerous figs. + textual figs. Re-bound in cloth; morocco title piece, gilt. Inscribed by an Officer of Artillery Office – Dublin. 18 x 11cm. Minimal foxing / wear to pages; marginal loss to top of 2 pages but only affecting one word o/w. V.G. An interesting record of regulations for the cavalry in 1833 instructing on such subjects as Facing and Marching, Military Equitation, Training of the Horse, Carbine and Pistol Exercise, Sword Exercise, Lance Exercise, Instructions of the Troop and Squadron, Instruction of the Regiment, and much more. These regulations, which provide a valuable insight into the cavalry army of around 1833, are most attractively adorned with an abundance of engraved plates. Scarce.


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