[Le Marchant, John Gaspard]. Rules and Regulations for the Sword Exercise of the Cavalry.

London, printed for the War Office, 1796.

8vo. XII, 98, (2) pp. With 23 (of 29) folding engraved plates. Original boards.


Instructional manual of sword exercises for the Cavalry, authorised by King George III for use throughout the Cavalry Corps, covering details from the basic sword stroke while on horseback to the most complicated maneuvres.

Binding worn, uncut, lacking 6 plates. Bookplate of the library of the Royal Artillery Institution. Latterly 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 T145189.

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