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AMERICAN CIVIL WAR CAVALRY., Blake, Michael.
1 Blake, Michael. AMERICAN CIVIL WAR CAVALRY.
Almark, London, (1973). 
64 pp, 8vo (8 5/16" H), soft cover. B&w drawings, color plates. "A concise and detailed guide to the cavalry troops of both sides, covering organisation, uniforms, equipment and insignia; with nine colour plates and many other illustrations." Contents: Organisation; Cavalry Uniforms; Equipment; Flags and Badges; Weapons; Indians; Machine-guns. Interior - previous owners bookplate and minor soiling on inside of front cover, minor soiling on title page, otherwise clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - minor edge wear, minor soiling, tiny repair at bottom of spine. VG 
Price: 17.50 USD
 
 
AN INTRODUCTION TO CIVIL WAR SMALL ARMS., Coates, Earl J. and Thomas, Dean S.
2 Coates, Earl J. and Thomas, Dean S. AN INTRODUCTION TO CIVIL WAR SMALL ARMS.
Thomas Publications, Gettysburg, PA, 1990. 
96 pp, 11" H, soft cover (stapled in wraps). ISBN 0939631253 Profusely illustrated with b&w photographs - including many vintage portraits showing the arms and their owners. Contents: Introduction; Springfield Armory; Parts of a Rifle Musket; Mu skets; Rifle Muskets; Rifles; Breechloading Rifles; Carbines; Revolvers; Accoutrements; Ammunition; Appendages; Bayonets; Ignition; Loading and Firing; Glossary; Appendices - Federal and Northern State Arsenals; Confederate Arsenals, Depots a n d L a b o ratories; Small Arms Usage by Regiments; Bibliography and Suggested Reading. Interior - previous owner's small stamp on inside of front cover, otherwise clean and tight with no other ownership marks. Exterior - tiny piece missing f r om b ot t om o f sp ine, tiny tear (glued) at top of spine. Very Good 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
3 Drury, Ian. Series Editor, Lee Johnson. GERMAN STORMTROOPER 1914-1918. OSPREY WARRIOR SERIES 12.
London Osprey 1995 1855323729 / 9781855323728 First Edition Soft Cover Very Good Colour Plates By Gerry Embleton. 
64 pp, 9 3/4 " H. B&w photographs, 12 pages of colour illustrations, uniform studies. Contents: Historical Background; Creating an Elite; Uniforms; Weapons; Recruitment; Training; Organisation; Fighting Spirit; Logistics; Medical Services; Combat Tactics; The Plates. Interior - previous owner's small ink name stamp on inside of front cover, faint rub line on title page, otherwise clean and tight with no other ownership marks. Exterior - small bump at top corner of book. 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
4 Keeble, K. Corey and Kucer, David. FROM THE KINGDOM OF LILLIPUT: THE MINIATURE FIREARMS OF DAVID KUCER and THE MAKING OF A MINIATURE.
Museum Restoration Service, (Alexandria Bay, N.Y., 1993). 
64 pp, oblong 16mo (6" H x 8 7/8" D), hard cover with pictorial cover - no dust jacket. B&w and color photographs. Bilingual text (English/French). In the first section of this book, Corey Keeble looks at the exquisite minatures of Colts, Smith & Wessons, Remingtons, Mausers, Lugers, etc. crafted by David Kucer and in the second section David himself talks about how he came to produce these gems and how he crafts them. Clean and bright. NF 
Price: 25.00 USD
 
 
AMERICAN GUN:  A HISTORY OF THE U.S. IN TEN FIREARMS., Kyle, Chris.  With William Doyle.  Editorial contributions by Jim Defelice.  Foreword and afterword by Taya Kyle.
5 Kyle, Chris. With William Doyle. Editorial contributions by Jim Defelice. Foreword and afterword by Taya Kyle. AMERICAN GUN: A HISTORY OF THE U.S. IN TEN FIREARMS.
New York William Morrow 2013 0062242717 / 9780062242716 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 
302 pp, 9 1/4" H. Pictorial endpapers, b&w illustrations. "Drawing on his unmatched firearms knowledge and combat experience, Kyle carefully chose ten guns to help tell (American history): the American long rifle, Spencer repeater, Colt. 45 revolver, Winchester rifle, Springfield 1903 rifle, Thompson submachine gun, 1911 pistol, M1 Garand, .38 Special police revolver, and the M16 rifle platform Kyle himself used as a SEAL. Through them, he revisits thrilling turning points in American history, including the single sniper shot that turned the tide of the Revolutionary War, the firearms designs that proved decisive at Gettsyburg, the 'gun that won the West', and the weapons that gave U.S. soldiers an edge in the world wars and beyond. This is also the story of how firearms innovation, creativity, and industrial genius has constantly pushed American history - and power - forward." Light wrinkling at bottom of spine. Dust jacket has light wrinkling at top/bottom of spine and flap-folds. 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
BRASSEY'S INFANTRY WEAPONS OF THE NATO ARMIES:  INFANTRY WEAPONS, INCLUDING INFANTRY SUPPORT VEHICLES, AND COMBAT AIDS IN CURRENT USE BY THE REGULAR AND RESERVE FORCES., Owen, John, Major-General, ed.  Comilers: Jimmy Barker, Sandy Cormack, Brian Edwards, John Marriott, John Simpson, Stanley Parr, John Weeks, Toby Wrigley.
6 Owen, John, Major-General, ed. Comilers: Jimmy Barker, Sandy Cormack, Brian Edwards, John Marriott, John Simpson, Stanley Parr, John Weeks, Toby Wrigley. BRASSEY'S INFANTRY WEAPONS OF THE NATO ARMIES: INFANTRY WEAPONS, INCLUDING INFANTRY SUPPORT VEHICLES, AND COMBAT AIDS IN CURRENT USE BY THE REGULAR AND RESERVE FORCES.
Brassey's, London, 1979, second edition. 
192 pp, 4to (12 1/6" H), soft cover. ISBN 0904609340 Profusely illustrated with b&w photographs, diagrams. Contents: Introduction; Small arms not yet in service; Pistols and Revolvers; Sub Machine Guns; Rifles and Carbines; Machine Guns; Missile s and Rockets; Mortars; Grenades; Grenade Launchers; Mines; Combat Aids - Intruder alarms, Mine detectors, Optical devices, Radar; Infantry Support Vehicles; Glossary and Abbreviations; Index. Interior - soft creases at top corner of most p a g e s , o t herwise clean and tight with no other ownership marks. Exterior - bump at top/bottom of spine - heavier at top rear, a few small soft creases on covers, small bump to top of rear cover - migrates into several pages, short line din t o n re ar p an e l, s cattered very small foxing marks on edges of textblock. Good+ 
Price: 17.50 USD
 
 
SOLDIERS OF THE ENGLISH CIVIL WAR 2 CAVALRY.  OSPREY MILITARY ELITE SERIES 27., Tincey, John.  Colour plates by Angus McBride.  Series editor, Martin Windrow.
7 Tincey, John. Colour plates by Angus McBride. Series editor, Martin Windrow. SOLDIERS OF THE ENGLISH CIVIL WAR 2 CAVALRY. OSPREY MILITARY ELITE SERIES 27.
(Osprey, London, 1996), reprint. 
64 pp, large 8vo (9 3/4" H), soft cover. B&w photos, reproductions, 12 plates of uniform studies in full color. Contents: Cavalry; Cavalry Uniforms and Equipment; Cavalry in Battle; Dragoons; Artillery. Interior - corner crease on first page, soft crease at top of pages 1-16 with very small closed tear at top edge of pages 9/10. Exterior - minor yellowing, minor soiling on bottom of textblock. VG 
Price: 16.95 USD
 
 
8 Wood, Stephen. Foreword by Lieutenant-Colonel M.S. Jameson. Preface by Lieutenant-Colonel Sir Norman Arthur. IN THE FINEST TRADITION. THE ROYAL SCOTS DRAGOON GUARDS (CARABINIERS & GREYS): ITS HISTORY AND TREASURES.
Edinburgh Mainstream 1988 185158174X / 9781851581740 First Edition Hard Cover Fine Near Fine 
160 pp, large 8vo (9 7/8" H). B&w and color photographs, reproductions. "Eschwing the traditional approach to regimental history, wherein battles are dissected and hoary anecdotes repeated, Stephen Wood tackles the subject from an alternative angle. Appreciating the quality and quantity of the possessions held by The Royal Scots Dragoon Guards (Carabiniers & Greys), Scotland's only cavalry regiment and one known and respected throughout the world, he decided to re-tell its story and illustrate it using the accummulated treasures of the three regiments which go to make up The Royal Scots Dragoon Guards. It is a story rich in facts and in fable, in myth and in legend, but the reality of the regiment as an extended and ancient military family permeates it throughout. The book's subject is military history but its illustrations take it into fields of applied and fine arts, fields never far removed from the subject itself but ones often regarded as separate by traditionalists on both sides of the supposed military/arts divide. This is a book which will arouse, charm, annoy and enrapture the reader with its revelations about the history of an exlusive cavalry regiment and its illustrations of the quality of that regiment's possessions." Dust jacket has very minor edge wear/wrinkling, minor rubbing. 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
IN THE FINEST TRADITION.  THE ROYAL SCOTS DRAGOON GUARDS (CARABINIERS & GREYS):  ITS HISTORY AND TREASURES., Wood, Stephen.  Foreword by Lieutenant-Colonel M.S. Jameson.  Preface by Lieutenant-Colonel Sir Norman Arthur.
9 Wood, Stephen. Foreword by Lieutenant-Colonel M.S. Jameson. Preface by Lieutenant-Colonel Sir Norman Arthur. IN THE FINEST TRADITION. THE ROYAL SCOTS DRAGOON GUARDS (CARABINIERS & GREYS): ITS HISTORY AND TREASURES.
Edinburgh Mainstream 1988 185158174X / 9781851581740 First Edition Hard Cover Fine Very Good+ 
160 pp, large 8vo (9 7/8" H). B&w and color photographs, reproductions. "Eschwing the traditional approach to regimental history, wherein battles are dissected and hoary anecdotes repeated, Stephen Wood tackles the subject from an alternative angle. Appreciating the quality and quantity of the possessions held by The Royal Scots Dragoon Guards (Carabiniers & Greys), Scotland's only cavalry regiment and one known and respected throughout the world, he decided to re-tell its story and illustrate it using the accummulated treasures of the three regiments which go to make up The Royal Scots Dragoon Guards. It is a story rich in facts and in fable, in myth and in legend, but the reality of the regiment as an extended and ancient military family permeates it throughout. The book's subject is military history but its illustrations take it into fields of applied and fine arts, fields never far removed from the subject itself but ones often regarded as separate by traditionalists on both sides of the supposed military/arts divide. This is a book which will arouse, charm, annoy and enrapture the reader with its revelations about the history of an exlusive cavalry regiment and its illustrations of the quality of that regiment's possessions." Book is Fine. Dust jacket has very light rubbing. 
Price: 15.00 USD
 


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