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London Almark 1972 0855240954 / 9780855240950 First Edition Soft Cover Very Good- Alan Kemp. 
48 pp, 8 5/16" H. Profusely illustrated with b&w photographs, drawings, colour plates. "A detailed guide to the uniforms and weapons of a typical British light cavalry regiment. Covering the major changes in dress of what was orginally a Light Dragoon Regiment, this book will be of interest to both military uniform enthusiasts and modellers." Interior - page 29 has part of the illustration with tiny areas aof coloer loss (printing error), page 30 has an area of tiny light printing ink smudges - does not effect legibility, otherwise clean and tight with no other ownership marks. Exterior - light browning to edges of covers and on spine, moderate browning to fore-edge and top edge of text block. 
Price: 15.00 USD
2 Kemp, Alan. YORKTOWN.
Almark, London, (1976). 
48 pp, 9" H, soft cover. B&w and color maps, b&w drawings, color uniform studies. ISBN 0855242582 "...a combined force of about 17,000 American and French troops under George Washington moved towards Yorktown where the 8,000 strong British and He ssian army was rapidly building up fortifications. Off Yorktown, the French fleet under De Grasse held off an attack by the British navy and thus isolated the British force in the garrison. As Cornwallis was expecting reinforcements from Clinton very soon, he withdrew to his inner defences, thus allowing the enemy siege artillery to get within range of his entire postion. Their bombardment was so successful that Cornwallis' situation quickly became desperate and, when no aid from Clinton arrived, sued for peace in October 1781. Although the War was not finally concluded until 1783, the surrender of Yorktown marked the twilight of the British in America." Interior - small label residue on inside of front cover, minor browning to edges of pages. Exterior - very light edge wear, very light soiling, very light soiling to edges of textblock. VG- 
Price: 12.50 USD


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