1972. Item #16779
Cruso, John. Militarie Instructions for the Cavall'rie (being a facsimile of the edition of 1632). Kineton: Roundwood Press 1972. With explanatory notes and a commentary by Peter Young. xxviii, 108p + many folding line pls. and other ills., a few in color. Beautifully printed in letterpress but flawed because pages 67-80 are bound in upside down. Else a fine hardcover in good original glassine d.j. (chipped). No. 219 of 1000 copies. ** Treats recruiting soldiers; organizing, training and equiping the cavalry; choosing good horses; marching, charging, encampment, and other manoeuvers; etc. A detailed firsthand description of the cavalry at the time of the English Civil War; horses as such are not emphasized. Priced according to condition. Heavy; shipping/handling may be extra. Please keep this in mind when ordering. [Military History].