[Cavalry and equitation]. Exercise for the Horse, Dragoons, and Foot.

London, John Baskett, 1728.

8vo. 117, (1), 91, (1) pp. With a few diagrams in the text. Contemporary calf.

 600.00

Contains, with explanations, the words of command for the manual exercises and evolutions of the horse, as well as foot exercises (directions for the officers, sergeants, and drums). Includes instructions for handling carbines.

Some browning and spotting throughout, binding rubbed. Near-contemporary ownership of William Carr ("The Gift of Col. Guest") to title-page. Later in the collection of Thomas Fremantle, 3rd Baron Cottesloe (1862-1956), commander of the Territorial Army and president of the Society for Army History Research.

ESTC T132770 (4 copies).

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