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1 Thorburn, W.A. FRENCH ARMY REGIMENTS AND UNIFORMS FROM THE REVOLUTION TO 1870.
Stackpole, (Harrisburg, PA, 1969), 1st. U.S. Edition. 
84 pp, 8vo (8 5/8" H), hard cover in dust jacket. 58 b&w plates, 2 color plates. "...an authoritative introduction, profusely illustrated, to one of the most fascinating and complex periods of military costume...traces, largely through meticulous research fr om contemporary sources, the history of the French Army from 1786 and the Revolution...This book shows you what (the officer and common soldier) looked like and describes the regiments he served in...(this) authoritative account of the I mperial and Royal Guards, Infantry and Cavalry is the result of many years's study and research, and for students of military history and costume this is a remarkable work of very real value." Very light browning to pages, light cigarette o d o r , l i g ht edge wear, two corners with slight bump, slight wrinkling at top of spine, light browning to edges of textblock. Dust jacket has light edge wear/wrinkling, several tiny/small tears, light browning, light rubbing, two tiny marks on i ns id e s ur fa ce . Very Good/Good+ 
Price: 17.50 USD
 
 
2 McGuffie, T.H., ed. (Major N.P. Dawnay, R.A. Innes, Major A. McK. Annand, W.Y. Carman, D.G. Chandler, Basil L. Crapster, Major G. Tylden, Antony Brett-James, W.A. Thorburn, A.N. Ricketts, et al.) JOURNAL OF THE SOCIETY FOR ARMY HISTORICAL RESEARCH. JUNE, 1963. VOL. XLI. NO. 166.
Society for Army Historical Research, London, 1963. 
Paging runs 55 - 110, 9 7/8" H, soft cover. Two colour plates, 4 pages sepiatone illustrations, 1 b&w map/battle plan. Contents include: Three Military Portraits by an Unknown Artist; Jeremy Lister, 10th Regiment, 1770-1783 (concluded); Cornet Cha rles Forbes, 17th Lancers, c. 1825; A Carving of James the Second's Reign; From the Other Side of the Hill, Blenheim, 1704; A.B. Richards (1820-76): Journalist in Defence of Britain; The West African Regiment, 1898 to 1928; The Diary of Cap t a i n N e i l Douglas, 79th Foot, 1809 to 1810 / Notes: The "Six Old Corps" in Britain and France; The Westmorland and Cumberland Yeomanry in the 1870's; etc. Interior - small soft wrinkle on first few pages, minor browning to pages, otherwise cl ea n an d t ig ht w ith no previous ownership marks. Exterior - light to moderate edge wear/wrinkling, light browning, issue number written in ink on spine, three tiny edge tears. Very Good- 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
3 McGuffie, T.H., ed. (Major N.P. Dawnay, Captain M.C. Spurrier, A.C.A. Ogg, J.P. Entract, Major A. McK. Annand, Brigadier O.F.G. Hogg, J.M. Selby, G. Derbridge, Lt-Col. R.J.T. Hills, W.A. Thorburn, et al.) JOURNAL OF THE SOCIETY FOR ARMY HISTORICAL RESEARCH. MARCH, 1966. VOL. XLIV. NO. 177.
Society for Army Historical Research, London, 1966. 
62 pp, 9 3/4" H, soft cover. One colour plate, 4 pages sepiatone illustrations, 1 b&w map. Contents include: Captain Henry Hanmer, Royal Horse Guards (The Blues), c. 1826; The Career of Robert Craufurd in the 75th Foot; Some Medals of the First (K ing's) Dragoon Guards; Henry Boswell Bennett: A Victim of the Last Peasant's Revolt, 1838; Obituary: Mr. W.Y. Baldry; The Colours of The Loyal MacLeod Fencibles, 1799-1802; John Campbell, 4th Earl of Loudoun (1705-1782); England's War Effor t A g a i n s t the Spanish Armada; Accounts of the War in the Crimea Written on the Battlefield; A History of the Drums and Fifes, 1650-1700 / Notes: The Scots Life Guards; etc. / Questions/ Replies: Yeomanry at Waterloo; etc. Interior - soft cr ea s e at t op c or ne r of most pages, old glue residue on front inside hinge, otherwise clean and tight with no other ownership marks. Exterior - small bump to top of spine, minor edge wear, light browning, issue number written in ink on spine, mi no r wri nkl ing on sp ine , crease at top corner of front cover, small stain on rear cover, slight waviness to book. Very Good- 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
4 McGuffie, T.H., ed. (L.E. Buckell, Barrie Rose, Major P.E. Abbott, C.T. Atkinson, Major S.H.F. Johnston, Brigadier T.F.J. Collins, Brigadier B.W. Webb-Carter, W.A. Thorburn, et al.) JOURNAL OF THE SOCIETY FOR ARMY HISTORICAL RESEARCH. SEPTEMBER, 1959. VOL. XXXVII. NO. 151.
Society for Army Historical Research, London, 1959. 
Paging runs 95 - 142, 10" H, soft cover. Colour frontispiece, 4 pages sepiatone illustrations. Contents include: An Officer of the 15th (The King's) Light Dragoons (Hussars), c. 1813; The Volunteers of 1859; Two Other Ranks' Garments of the Royal Artillery; Some Letters about the "Forty-Five"; Letters of Samuel Noyes, Chaplain of The Royal Scots, 1703-4; General The Hon. Sir Charles Howard, K.B. / Notes: Grenadier Cap, 33rd Regiment, 1799; Arms, Uniforms and Equipment of the Yeoma n r y C a v a l ry; etc. / Questions; Replies. Museum Supplement No. 40 September, 1959 laid in. Interior - minor browning to pages, minor paper pull on verso of frontispiece from supplement, otherwise clean and tight with no other ownership mar ks . E x te ri or - l ight to moderate edge wear/wrinkling, light browning, issue number written in ink on spine, small tear at top of rear hinge. Good+ 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
5 Erskine, David, ed. (W.Y. Carman, Henry L. Snyder, T.H. McGuffie, Ernest M. Teagarden, B.W. Cox, Major-General G. Surtees, R.M. Hatton, Captain W.J. Irving, Major N.P. Dawnay, W.A. Thorburn, Col. Colin Buchanan, A.N. Ricketts, et al.) JOURNAL OF THE SOCIETY FOR ARMY HISTORICAL RESEARCH. SUMMER, 1967. VOL. XLV. NO. 182.
Society for Army Historical Research, London, 1967. 
Paging runs 63 - 126, 9 11/16" H, soft cover. One colour plate, 4 pages sepiatone illustrations, 2 maps/plans. Contents include: The Worcestershire Yeomanry and Richard Dighton; The Duke of Marlborough's Request of His Captain-Generalcy for Life: A Re-examination; An Early Field Day Exercise; Lord Haldane and the Origins of Officers Training Corps; The Arm Badges of The 14th (King's) Hussars, The 14th/20th King's Hussars and The 20th Hussars; British Colours at Saratoga; Sir James Jefferyes in the Army of William III, Queen Anne and George I; Tregantle Fort, Plymouth; Obituary Notices: Mr. T.H. McGuffie - Mr. C.C.P. Lawson / Notes: The "Six Old Corps" and Their "Ancient" Badges; The "Six Old Corps" In Britain and France; etc. Interior - clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - minor edge wear, light browning, issue number written in ink on spine, minor wrinkling on spine, one small corner crease - migrates into first few pages. Very Good 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 

 


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