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UNIFORMS - COMPANY OF MILITARY HISTORIANS

1755 to 1795

MILITARY UNIFORMS IN AMERICA Volume I: THE ERA OF THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION 1755-1795.  John R. Elting, Editor, Presidio Press, San Rafael, California, Second Printing, 1975.  Full color, full page uniform plates by eleven artists with full page text by 21 authors covering the early years of the United States beginning with the French & Indian War 1755-1763.  Hardbound, matte dust jacket worn but not torn, 140 pages, large format 8-1/2 w x 11" w,  plates and text as noted, includes a glossary of uniform and equipment related terms.  Used, very good condition, ISBN 0891410007.

$62.00

1796 to 1851

MILITARY UNIFORMS IN AMERICA Volume II: YEARS OF GROWTH 1796-1851.  John R. Elting, Editor, Presidio Press, San Rafael, California, First Printing, 1977.  Full color, full page uniform plates by eleven artists with full page text by 21 authors covering the early years of the United States beginning with the early
Federal period and ending with the era of expansion.  Hardbound, matte dust jacket very good condition, 147 pages, large format 8-1/2 w x 11" w,  plates and text as noted, includes a glossary of uniform and equipment related terms.  Used, very good condition, ISBN 0891410082.

$69.00

1852 to 1867

MILITARY UNIFORMS IN AMERICA Volume III: LONG ENDURE - THE CIVIL WAR PERIOD 1852-1867.  John R. Elting, Editor, Presidio Press, San Rafael, California, First Printing, 1982.  Full color, full page uniform plates by 19 artists with full page text by 20 authors covering the years just before and just after the American Civil War.  Hardbound, matte dust jacket worn but not torn, 147 pages, large format 8-1/2 w x 11" w,  plates and text as noted, includes a glossary of uniform and equipment related terms.  Used, very good condition, ISBN 0891410082 (v.2).

$69.00

From 1868

MILITARY UNIFORMS IN AMERICA Volume IV: THE MODERN ERA FROM 1868.  John R. Elting, Editor, Presidio Press, San Rafael, California, First Printing, 1988.  Full color, full page uniform plates by 27 artists with full page text by 56 authors covering the emergence of the United States as a world power and up to the mid-1960s.  Hardbound, gloss dust jacket worn but not torn, 140 pages, large format 8-1/2 w x 11" w,  plates and text as noted, includes a glossary of uniform and equipment related terms.  Used, very good condition, ISBN 0891412921 (v.4).

$69.00

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UNIFORMS - ALMARK SERIES

NAP FRENCH NAPOLEONIC LINE INFANTRY 1796-1815. Emir Bukhari, Almark Publications, Malden, UK, 1973.  Survey of Napoleon's line infantry uniforms from his Italian 1796  campaign through the Waterloo 1815 campaign.  Includes a few color plates, mostly b & w drawings detailing uniform and equipment, contains a summarized regiment-by-regiment campaign history, and tactical organization diagrams, 104 pages overall, softcover edition, size 6" x 8-1/2".  ISBN 0855241543. 

SOLD

ACW AMERICAN CIVIL WAR UNION INFANTRY UNIFORMS.  Chris Warner, Almark Publications, Malden, UK, 1977.  Survey of Union infantry uniforms, weapons, equipment, and organization.  Six color pages with multiple uniform images, soft cover, small format, size 8" x 7-1/2", 48 pages.  ISBN 0855242841.

$8.00

NAP FRENCH ARTILLERY.  Patrick Griffith,  Almark Publications, Malden, UK, 1979.  Excellent study of French Guard and Line artillery.  Nations in Arms 1800-1815 Series, hardbound, small format, size 8" x 7-1/2", 48 pages, 12 color pages illustrated by Emir Bukhari.  ISBN 0855242570. $14.00
NAP RENCH LANCERS.  Nigel de Lee, Almark Publications, Malden, UK, 1979.  Excellent study of French Guard and Line lancers.  Nations in Arms 1800-1815 Series, hardbound, small format, size 8" x 7-1/2", 48 pages, 12 color pages illustrated by Emir Bukhari.  ISBN 0855242566.

$14.00

NAP Regiments at Waterloo (1): French Army Uniforms.  Rene North, Almark Publications, Malden, 1977.  Survey of the uniforms of Napoleon's French Army at Waterloo 1815, including infantry, cavalry, and artillery.  Six color pages with multiple uniform images, soft cover, small format, size 8" x 7-1/2", 48 pages.  ISBN 0855242876.

$14.00

NAP FRENCH NAPOLEONIC ARTILLERY.   Michael Head,  Almark Publications, Malden, UK, 1977.  Survey of the uniforms and equipment of the French artillery 1804-15.  Six color pages with multiple uniform images, soft cover, small format, size 8" x 7-1/2", 48 pages.  ISBN 0855240113.

$14.00

 

UNIFORMS - BLANDFORD SERIES

1815
TO
1850
WORLD UNIFORMS IN COLOUR 1815-50.  Hippocrene Color Guide Series.  Philip Haythornthwaite, color plates by Mike Chappel, Blandford Press, Dorset, UK, 1976.  Small format hard-copy edition size 5-1/2" x 8", 61 pages of uniforms in color, 188 pages overall, good condition, dust jacket good, ISBN 0-7137-0776-3.

$10.00

MED MEDIEVAL MILITARY DRESS.  MEDIEVAL MILITARY DRESS 1066 - 1500.  Christopher Rothero, illustrated by the author, Blandford Press, Dorset, UK, 1983.  Hardbound, small format size 5-1/4 x 7-1/2, very good condition, 153 pages, 86 full color medieval uniforms with text.  Long out-of-print.  ISBN 0-7137-0933-2

$10.00

LATE
18th to 20th Century
COSTUME AND FASHION IN COLOR 1760 - 1920.  Jack Cassin-Scott, illustrated by the author, Blandford Press, London, 1971.  Hardbound, small format size 5-1/4 x 7-1/2, very good condition, 209, 96 color plates, 100+ black & white illustrations.  Civilian attire late 18th to early 20th Century. Library of Congress Catalog Card Number 70-160077.

$10.00

MOD HERALDRY OF THE WORLD .  Carl Alexander von Volborth, Blandford Press, Poole, Dorset, UK, reprinted 1979.  A brief but thorough study of heraldry including its origins.  Identifies mostly modern coats of arms with 96 pages containing 600 images of heraldry in color.  Hardbound, 250 pages, extensive text, small size format 5-1/2" x 8", very good condition, ISBN 0-7137-0647-3.

$10.00

 

UNIFORMS -GREENHILL G. I. SERIES

THE ILLUSTRATED HISTORY OF THE AMERICAN SOLDIER, HIS UNIFORM, AND HIS EQUIPMENT

NOTE: Purchase all 4 volumes and we pay U. S. Domestic Book Rate

1848
to
1897

volume 2: bluecoats, 1848-1897 (GR1002)John P. Langellier, Greenhill Books, London, 1995.  The U. S. Army in the West from 1848 to 1897.  Softbound, in the same size as Osprey booklets, 80 pages, 8 pages of full color plates of uniforms, over 150 photos.  Used, very good condition, ISBN 1-85367-221-1

$7.00

1845
to
1942

VOLUME 3: LONGKNIVES: U.S. CAVALRY, 1845-1942 (GR1003)Kurt Hamilton Cox and John P. Langellier, Greenhill Books, London, 1996.  The U. S. Cavalry and other mounted forces at home and abroad from 1845 to 1942.  Softbound, in the same size as Osprey booklets, 80 pages, 8 pages of full color plates of uniforms, over 150 photos.  Used, very good condition, ISBN 1-85367-233-5

 

$7.00

ACW

VOLUME 4: BILLY YANK - THE UNION ARMY, 1861-1865 (GR1004).  Michael J. Mcafee and John P. Langellier, Greenhill Books, London, 1996.  The uniform of the Union Army, 1861-1865.  Softbound, in the same size as Osprey booklets, 80 pages, 8 pages of full color plates of uniforms, over 150 photos.  Used, very good condition, ISBN 1-85367-238-6

$7.00

ACW 

VOLUME 5: JOHNNY REB -  THE CONFEDERATE ARMY, 1861-1865 (GR1005). Leslie D. Jensen, Greenhill Books, London, 1996.    The uniform of the Confederate Army 1861-1865.  Softbound, in the same size as Osprey booklets, 80 pages, 8 pages of full color plates of uniforms, over 150 photos.  Used, very good condition, ISBN 1-85367-251-3

$7.00

 

UNIFORMS - MISCELLANEOUS TITLES

MOD MODERN COMBAT UNIFORMS, SS6051.  Mark Lloyd, Squadron-Signal Publications, Carrollton, Texas, 1988. A survey of modern military personnel with 100 full color battle dress uniforms; an illustrated appraisal of the world's elite fighting forces.  Softbound, huge format 9-3/4" w x 12" h, 216 pages, 100 color uniform plates, supported by over 150 b & w and color photos, ISBN 0 89747 226 8.

$17.00

All Periods CAVALRY - THE HISTORY OF THE FIGHTING ELITE 650 BC - AD 1914.  text and illustrations by V. Vuksic and Z. Grbasic, translated by Srdjan Vujica, Cassell Villiers House, London, UK, 1993. An illustrated history of cavalry using 100 full color plates and several smaller b & w drawings.  Hardbound, large format 8-3/4" w x 11" h, 240 pages, 100 color uniform plates, ISBN 0-304-34041-3.

$47.00

ANC HANNIBAL'S ARMY: CARTHAGE AGAINST ROME (Historical Warriors #3).   Carlos Canales, Andrea Press, 2005.  Summarizes the Punic Wars but especially Hannibal versus Rome.  Softbound, 51 pages, most images in color, brand new, mint, ISBN 84-96527-57-3.

$15.00

1830

Full-Color Uniforms of the Prussian Army 1830.  Originally published by L. Sasche & Company, Germany, mid-19th Century.  Reprint by Dover Publications, Inc., New York, 1981.  Reproduction of 72 full-color prints by L. Elzholz of the art firm of L. Sasche & Co, of the Prussian Army circa 1830.  A comprehensive study of Prussian military uniforms with most plates showing two or more figures including all branches of the Prussian Army.  Rare reprint out of printSoftbound, very good condition, slightly worn, plates in large format 9-1/2" wide by 12" high.  ISBN 0-486-24085-1

$15.00

PAINT HORSES

The Color of Horses.  Dr. Ben K. Green, full color paintings by Darol Dickinson, Northland Press, second edition, 1983.  The subtitle for this book is "The Scientific and Authoritative Identification of the Color of the Horse".  Softcover, large format 9-3/4" x 9-1/2", includes a narrative for each horse and a color painting.  Excellent for modelers, 127 pages, used, good condition with some wear to cover. ISBN 0873583272

$21.00

MODERN POLAND

Sztandary Ludowego Wojska Polskiego 1943-1974.  Wanda Bigoszewska and Henryk Wiewi�ra, printed in Poland, Wydawnictwo Ministeristwa Obrony Naradowej, Warsaw, 1974.  Complete study of the flags and standards of Polish military forces 1943-1974.  Hundreds of photos, many in color, text in Polish.  No ISBN

$59.00

FAR EAST THE MONGOL WARLORDS.  David Nicolle illustrated by Richard Hook, Sterling Publishing, New York, 1990.  Historical narrative of Gengis Khan, Kublai Khan, Hulegu (grandson of Genghis), and Tamerlane, supplemented by color uniform plates, drawings, photos.  Hardbound, size 7 x 9 inches , in very good condition, 192 pages, over 100 photos.  ISBN 1-85314-104-6 $22.00
NAP TO 1870 FRENCH ARMY REGIMENTS & UNIFORMS FROM THE REVOLUTION TO 1870.  W. A. Thornton, Hippocrene Books, Inc, New York, 1976.  An outline history of French uniforms using period black & white plates and two color plates to discuss the evolution of military dress.  Softbound, size 5-1/2" wide x 8 1/2" high, in aged but good condition, 58 pages.  ISBN 0-88254-411-X $22.00
FRANCE 1660 to 1845 LES UNIFORMES DE L'ARMEE FRANCAISE DE 1660 A 1845 (in French and English).  Colonel Paul Willing, Illustrations by Charles Vernier.  Editions Charles Herrisey, 2000.  A full-color illustrated outline history of French uniforms.  Six full-color figures per plate, 60 plates each with an opposing page of history in both French and English.  Hardbound, large format size 10-1/2 inches wide x 14 1/2" high, in excellent condition.  ISBN 9-782914-417006 $79.00
ITALY 1789 to 1815 L'ESERCITO BORBONICO DAL 1789 AL 1815 (in Italian).  Giancarlo Boeri and Piero Crociani.  Illustrations by Massimo Brandani.  Published by Stato Maggiori Dell'Escercito, Officio Storico, Roma 1989.  A large volume on the organization and uniforms of the royal entities of Naples and Sicily during the Napoleonic Wars.  The large format book contains 68 full-color plates gathered from various sources.  The Italian text covers over 300 pages in addition to the plates.  Hardbound, large format size 9 inches wide x 12 inches high, in excellent condition.  ISBN unknown.  $69.00
POLAND 1789 to 1815 WOJSKO POWSTANIA KOSCIUSZKOWSKIEGO (in Polish).  Leonard Ratajczyk and Jerzy Teodorczyk.  Illustrations by Massimo Brandani.  Published by Stato Maggiori Dell'Escercito, Officio Storico, Roma 1989.  .  The large format book contains 68 full-color plates gathered from various sources, 135 pages including hundreds of maps, charts, color illustrations, b&w illustrations, and uiforms.  Hardbound, large format size 9 inches wide x 11-1/4 inches high, in good condition.  ISBN 83-11-07090-3.  $39.00

 

UNIFORMS - OSPREY SERIES

All Osprey Men-at-Arms Booklets are softbound with glossy covers, 7-1/4" wide x 9-3/4" high, 40-48 pages, contain as many black and white images plus 8 pages of color usually three uniform images per page.  Other Osprey series where different than the details above are noted in the boxes below. 

MOD ALEXANDER THE GREAT, Osprey Special Series. Nick Sekunda and John Warry, published by Reed Publishing, London, 1998.  Softbound, standard Osprey booklet size 7-1/2 x 9 1/2 , in NEW condition, 144 pages, over 150 b&w & color illustrations, including 13 color plates, several color maps, and diagrams.  Combines Osprey Men-at-Arms #148 "The Army of Alexander the Great" and Campaigns #7 "The Campaigns of Alexander the Great" in one volume.  ISBN 1-85532-792-9

$9.00

MOD THE BUFFS, Osprey Men-at-Arms Series OSM010.

$5.00

MOD FRENCH CHASSEURS A CHEVAL OF THE IMPERIAL GUARD, NAPOLEONIC WARS, Osprey Men-at-Arms Series OSM011. 

$5.00

MOD THE CONNAUGHT RANGERS, Osprey Men-at-Arms Series OSM012. 

$5.00

MOD FRENCH FOOT GRENADIERS OF THE IMPERIAL GUARD, NAPOLEONIC WARS.  Osprey Men-at-Arms Series OSM015.

$5.00

MOD GEORGE WASHINGTON'S ARMY, Osprey Men-at-Arms Series OSM018.

$5.00

MOD THE KING'S REGIMENT, Osprey Men-at-Arms Series OSM021.

$5.00

MOD THE ROYAL ARTILLERY, Osprey Men-at-Arms Series OSM025.

$5.00

MOD THE ROYAL SCOTS GREYS, Osprey Men-at-Arms Series OSM026.

$5.00

MOD THE RUSSIAN ARMY OF THE CRIMEA, Osprey Men-at-Arms Series OSM027.

$5.00

MOD THE SOVIET ARMY FROM THE REVOLUTION TO 1956, Osprey Men-at-Arms Series OSM029.

$5.00

MOD THE STONEWALL BRIGADE, Osprey Men-at-Arms Series OSM030.  

$5.00

NAP THE 30th PUNJABS, Osprey Men-at-Arms Series OSM031. 

$5.00

NAP THE BRITISH ARMY IN THE CRIMEA, Osprey Men-at-Arms Series OSM040. 

$5.00

NAP THE KING'S GERMAN LEGION, Osprey Men-at-Arms Series OSM042. 

$5.00

18th Century WOLFE'S ARMY, Osprey Men-at-Arms Series OSM048.

$5.00

ACW THE COLDSTREAM GUARDS, Osprey Men-at-Arms Series OSM049.  

$5.00

ACW THE ROYAL GREEN JACKETS, Osprey Men-at-Arms Series OSM052.  

$5.00

ACW THE U.S. ARMY 1890-1920, Osprey Men-at-Arms Series OSM082.  

$5.00

WW1 THE GERMAN ARMY IN WORLD WAR 1 (3): 1917-18, Osprey Men-at-Arms Series #419. 

$5.00

 

UNIFORMS - SQUADRON/SIGNAL COMBAT TROOPS

WW2

German Infantry in ActioN (SS3002).   Squadron-Signal Combat Troops in Action Series.  Jim Mesko illustrated by Amy Harroff, Squadron/Signal Publications, Carrollton, Texas, 1973.  Softbound, standard Squadron-Signal booklet size 11 x 8 � , 49 pages, over 100 b&w photos, three color plates, good condition.  No ISBN

$4.00

NAM

U.S. Infantry - Vietnam in ACTION (SS3006).  Squadron-Signal Combat Troops in Action Series. Jim Mesko illustrated by Amy Harroff, Squadron/Signal Publications, Carrollton, Texas, 1983.  Softbound, standard Squadron-Signal booklet size 11 x 8 � , 49 pages, over 100 b&w photos, three color plates, good condition.  ISBN 0-89747-151-2

$4.00

 

UNIFORMS - WINDROW & GREENE (reduced prices)

Crimea INTO THE VALLEY OF DEATH - THE BRITISH CAVALRY DIVISION AT BALACLAVA 1854.  John & Boris Mollo with plates by Bryan Fosten, Windrow & Greene, London, 1991.  This is a complete study of the uniforms and equipment of the British Cavalry Division in the Crimea.  Both the Heavy and the Light Brigades are covered with chapters devoted to each branch of cavalry: Dragoon Guards, Heavy Dragoons, Light Dragoons, Hussars, and Lancers.  Illustrated with b & w photos, tables, and magnificent color uniform plates.  Hardbound, large format 9-1/2" wide x 12-1/2" high, excellent to near mint condition, dust jacket excellent condition, 127 pages.  ISBN 1 872004 75 X

$67.00

British
Uniforms
THE THIN RED LINE - UNIFORMS OF THE BRITISH ARMY 1751 to 1914.  D. S. V. & B. K. Fosten, Windrow & Greene, London, 1992.  These plates were also sold separately and this book has combined them into one source.  There are 30 large format plates each with well over 25 images of soldiers and equipment.  Each plate comes with at least one full page description.  Hardbound, large format 9-1/2" wide x 12-1/2" high, excellent to near mint condition, dust jacket excellent condition, 127 pages.  ISBN 1 872004 00 8 $67.00

 

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