A History of the Dress of the British Soldier by Colonel John Luard


The Author , Col. Luard starts his history of uniforms with the ancient Britons, describing the dress of the soldiers of the Romano-British period, followed by the Anglo-Saxon and Norman invaders. As he approaches his own time his descriptions become more detailed. He describes the dress of British soldiers during the reigns of every sovereign from William Rufus to Victoria, and includes the Indian Army. He also includes their weaponry, marching drill, describes how armies were raised and formed in the various periods and explains the detail of armour, including armour for horses.

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A hard back copy with navy blue boards, gilt lettering and embossed motif. There is some very slight foxing and toning but the text and black and white diagrams are clear and legible.

Now in a clear, removable cover to protect from damage.

Publisher: Frederick Muller Ltd, London.

Publication Date: 1971.

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