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Author Name    Lawson, Cecil C.P. Foreword by the Marquess of Cambridge, G.C.V.O.

Title   A HISTORY OF THE UNIFORMS OF THE BRITISH ARMY. FROM THE BEGINNINGS TO 1760. 2 VOLUME SET.

Binding   Hard Cover

Book Condition   Good

Jacket Condition   No Jacket

Edition   First Editions

Publisher   London Peter Davies 1940

Illustrator   Cecil C.P. Lawson, drawings.

Seller ID   30370

2 volume set, 10" H. Maroon cloth with gilt lettering on spines. Colour frontispieces, b&w drawings throughout. Volume I. - 213 pp, 1940 first edition - Contents: Foreword; Author's Notes and Acknowledgements; List of Illustrations; Introductory; Infantry; Marine Regiments; The Scottish Army; Independent Highland Companies; Scots Regiments in Foreign Service; Appendix: Notes on Uniforms from Various Contemporary Sources; Cavalry; Appendix: References to Cavalry; Colours (Standards and Guidons / Badges of the Foot Guards / Badges of the Coldstream Guards); Artillery; General Officers; Militia: Trained Bands, Honourable Artillery Company; Scots Militia; Jersey Militia; Bibliography; Index. Volume II. - 276 pp, 1941 first edition - Contents: Author's Note and Acknowledgements; List of Illustrations; George I. Infantry; George II. Infantry; Marine Regiments, 1739-1748; Regiments Raised for the '45; George II. 1750; Infantry Bands, 1740-1760; Highland Regiments, c.1714-1760; Scots Corps in Foreign Service; Scottish Regiments in the Service of France; Colours of Irish Regiments in French Service; Infantry Coats, etc. from Clothing Book, 1742; ditto from Morier's Paintings, c.1750; Appendix: Millan's List, 1749 / Infantry References from Warrants, etc. / Regulations for the Colours, Clothing, etc., of Foot and Cavalry, etc.; Cavalry, 1715-1760; Cavalry Kettle Drummers and Trumpeters; Appendix: Facings and Housings from Millan's List / General View of Differences and Distinctions, etc. / References from Lists, Contracts, etc.; Saddlery; Colours, 1714-1760; Cavalry Standards; Artillery and Engineers; General Officers, 1715-1760; Honourable Artillery Company, 1714-1760; Volunteer Corps, 1745; English Militia, 1758-1760; Militia Colours; Jersey Militia, 1714-1760; Irish Militia and Volunteers; Royal Hospitals; Salutes and Morning Ceremonial; Hanoverian Regiments; Hanoverian Artillery; Colours and Standards; Bibliography; Index. Light toning to page margins in vol. I, very light browning to page margins in vol. II, very light browning to pastedowns, browning to fore-edge and bottom of text block of both volumes, vol. I maroon colour is slightly lighter, colour on top of text block of vol. II is faded and there is a water stain at at the spine, light to moderate edge wear, wrinkling at top/bottom of spines, several small corner bumps, some areas of slight foxing/colour fading on front boards, some small areas of colour loss at fore-edge of rear board of vol. I.

British  Army,  Uniforms,  Infantry,  Marine  Regiments,  Scottish  Army,  Independent  Highland  Companies,  Foreign  Service,  Scots  Regiments,  Cavalry,  Standards,  Guidons,  Badges,  Foot  Guards,  Coldstream  Guards,  Artillery,  General  Officers,  Militia,  Trained  Bands,  Honourable  Artillery  Company,  Scots  Militia,  Jersey  Militia,  18th  Century,  Arms,  George  I,  George  II,  Forty-five,  Infantry  Bands,  Highland  Regiments,  France,  Colours,  Irish  Regiments,  Infantry  Coats,  Cavalry  Kettle  Drummers,  Trumpeters,  Saddlery,  Cavalry  Standards,  Engineers,  Volunteer  Corps,  English  Militia,  Irish  Militia,  Royal  Hospitals,  Salutes,  Morning  Ceremonial,  Hanoverian  Regiments,  Hanoverian  Artillery,  Accoutrements,  Battles,  Campaigns,  Belts,  Breeches,  Caps,  Grenadiers,  Corporals,  Duke  Of  Cumberland,  Gaiters,  Haridressing,  Horses,  Horse  Furniture,  Knots,  Lace,  David  Morier,  Sashes,  Swords,  Stockings,  Waistcoats,  Life  Guards,  Regiments  Of  Horse,  Dragoon  Regiments,  Black  Watch,  Royal  Welch  Fusiliers,  Scots  Greys. 

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