1863. Item #15996
Roemer, J. Cavalry; Its History, Management, and Uses in War. NY: D. Van Nostrand 1863. 515p, over 100 line ills. + 12p of publisher's ads for other military and naval publications. Good hardcover: original red cloth, gilt-stamped. Covers soiled, edges rubbed; endpapers mottled (from old damp?). Internally very good and sturdy. ** History of the European cavalry, tactics, rifled firearms, the charge, field service, soldiers and officers, and the horse (ca. 100p on purchase, care, shoeing, saddlery, etc.). The original edition.