Schick, I.T., ed.
Title BATTLEDRESS: THE UNIFORMS OF THE WORLD'S GREAT ARMIES 1700 TO THE PRESENT.
Publisher Peerage, London, (1978).
Seller ID 21223
256 pp, 4to (11 1/4" H), hardcover in dust jacket. ISBN 0907408729 Profusely illus. with 96 pages in full color, including over 700 original drawings of individual soldiers by Wilhelm von Halem and 60 black and white paintings and engravings. Pic torial endpapers. "...traces the development of the uniforms of the great armies of the world from the Wars of the European Succession to the Atomic Age; from the irregular and sometimes not very practical garb of the armies of the eighte e n t h c e n t ury to the highly sophisticated and well-camouflaged uniforms and machinery with which we are familiar today." Previous owner's foil seal on the half-title page, light waviness to edges of textblock, very light wear at corners and to p/ bo tt o m of s pi ne. Dust jacket has light wrinkling at top/bottom of spine and flap-folds, tiny closed tear at bottom of spine. Very Good/Very Good