An Historical Record of the Royal Regiment of Horse Guards, or Oxford Blues: Its Services, and the Transactions in Which it Has Been Engaged, from Its First Establishment to the Present Time. Edmund Packe, the late.
An Historical Record of the Royal Regiment of Horse Guards, or Oxford Blues: Its Services, and the Transactions in Which it Has Been Engaged, from Its First Establishment to the Present Time.
An Historical Record of the Royal Regiment of Horse Guards, or Oxford Blues: Its Services, and the Transactions in Which it Has Been Engaged, from Its First Establishment to the Present Time.

An Historical Record of the Royal Regiment of Horse Guards, or Oxford Blues: Its Services, and the Transactions in Which it Has Been Engaged, from Its First Establishment to the Present Time.

London: William Clowes, 1834. First Edition. Octavo. Item #022458

Portrait frontispiece, regular title page, engraved title page with hand-colored vignette and 6 other full page hand-colored plates depicting guards' uniforms, 150pp. From the library of collector and historian Ernest J. Martin with his book plate. This work was intended to form part of a series recording the services of each Regiment in the British Army. The "Blues" served in the French Revolutionary Wars, the Peninsular War, and the Battle of Waterloo. Bound in contemporary 3/4 calf over marbled paper covered boards, nicely rebacked with original spine laid down, black morocco spine label gilt, compartments fully gilt decorated, some wear to corners. A very nice clean copy with only light foxing to the black and white plates. The color plates are fine and free of foxing.

Price: $255.00

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