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The Horse Soldier 1776-1943. The United States Cavalryman: His Uniforms, Arms, Accoutrements, And Equipment by  Randy Steffen

The Horse Soldier 1776-1943. The United States Cavalryman: His Uniforms, Arms, Accoutrements, And Equipment

by Randy Steffen

Four quarto volumes. All volumes are first editions. All volumes illustrated by the author. Volume I: The Revolution, the War of 1812, the Early Frontier, 1776-1850. Blue cloth, yellow endpapers, xix [1], 195 pp., preface, technical notes, introduction, illustrated with color plates and black and white plates, appendices, index. Fine in dust jacket lightly rubbed at spine ends. Volume II: The Frontier, the Mexican War, the Civil War, the Indian Wars 1851-1880. Blue cloth, yellow endpapers, xii, 215 pp., introduction, illustrated with color plates and black and white plates, index. Fine in dust jacket with minor wear to the spine ends. Volume III: The Last of the Indian Wars, the Spanish-American War, the Brink of the Great War 1881-1916. Blue cloth, yellow endpapers, xii, 268 pp., introduction, illustrated with color plates and black and white plates, index. Fine in lightly rubbed dust jacket. Volume IV: World War I, the Peacetime Army, World War II 1917-1943. Blue cloth, yellow endpapers, x, 136 pp., introduction, illustrated with color plate and black and white plates, epilogue, index. Fine in dust jacket with minor wear to the spine ends. A monumental four-volume work representing the culmination of more than twenty years of painstaking research. It is an exhaustive delineation, in words and pictures, of every aspect of the life, attire, and equipment of that most exciting of all United States Military forces ...the cavalry. First edition sets are difficult to obtain, and this is an especially handsome set.

Inventory Number: 45360

$875.00