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Title:
The light-horse drill : describing the several evolutions, in a progressive series, from the first rudiments, to the manoeuvres of the squadron and regiment : designed for the use of the privates and officers of the volunteer corps of Great Britain / by a private of the London and Westminster Light-Horse Volunteers.
Alternate Title(s):
Appendix title page: Light-horse drill appendix : containing the movements and evolutions of the regiment
Edition:
The third edition.
Published/Created:
London : Printed by March and Teape, Tower-Hill, and sold by Egerton, Whitehall; Carpenter & Co., Old Bond Street; and Robinson's, Paternoster Row, [1803]
Physical Description:
[2], vi, [2], 37, [5], 20 pages, [1], 28 leaves of plates : illustrations ; 32 cm
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
UE234 .L54 1803+ Oversize
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Classification:
Books
Notes:
The 28 plates numbered plates are unsigned; the frontispiece is engraved by Thomas Morris, after George Garrard.
"October, 1803. The exertion made by the whole kingdom, in the present momentous crisis, in the formation of the numerous volunteer corps, has called on the author of this treatise, for a new edition of it, much earlier than he had expected; and has obliged him to use all possible expedition in the publication of it, without waiting for the additions he had prepared, and which will now be published in the form of an appendix."--Page [i].
The Appendix includes separate title page, register, and pagination; the numbering of plates, however, is continuous.
BAC: British Art Center copy bound in two volumes (Appendix separately), in matching marbled papers. Appendix volume includes engraved title label on front cover. Both volumes bear presentation inscription "from the author."
Subject Terms:
Cavalry drill and tactics -- Great Britain.
Great Britain. Army -- Cavalry -- Drill and tactics.
Great Britain. Army. Light Horse Volunteers of London and Westminster.
Military art and science -- Great Britain.
Form/Genre:
Engravings -- 1803.
Authors' presentation copies (Provenance)
Contributors:
Garrard, George, 1760-1826, illustrator.
Morris, Thomas, approximately 1750-approximately 1811, engraver.
March and Teape, printer.
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