[Cavalry]. Planches relatives à l'instruction concernant l'exercice et les manoeuvres des troupes à cheval.

Paris, Magimel, an X (1801).

8vo. 2 ff. (title and explications) and 154 engraved plates (numbered 1-152, with 56 bis and a duplicate plate no. 128), some folding. Contemporary full calf with gilt borders; leading edges gilt; spine gilt with two labels and arms of the Order of the Garter. Marbled endpapers.

 450.00

Plate volume to accompany Magimel's "Instruction concernant l'exercice et les manoeuvres des troupes à cheval, rédigée sur les ordonnances actuellement en activité".

About 5 plates cropped at the outer edge with loss of plate numeral. Engraved bookplate with initials "H.A." and the motto "Fac et Spera". A prettily bound volume from the collection of Thomas Fremantle, 3rd Baron Cottesloe (1862-1956), commander of the Territorial Army and president of the Society for Army History Research.

OCLC 1075772612.

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