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Author Name:    FIELD, Cyril

Title:   Old Times Under Arms : A Military Garner. in dustjacket

Publisher:    William Hodge and Company, Limited, London / Edinburgh / Glasgow, 1939, 

Seller ID:   106110

FIELD, Cyril, Colonel (compiled and edited by). Old Times Under Arms : A Military Garner. London / Edinburgh / Glasgow : William Hodge and Company, Limited, 1939. Pp (8),1-476,(4). Index. 8vo, blue cloth, red lettering to spine, top edge dyed red. "A military anthology of the days when pomp and circumstance attended the profession of arms and war still was glorious." (fromthe front of the dj). Contents : 1. National Characteristics. 2. The Briti sh Soldier. 3. Impressment, Recruiting and Deserters. 4. Drill, Training and Exercises. 5. Officers. 6. Uniterm ana Dress. 7. Guns, Gunners and Gunnery. 8. Grenades and Grenadiers. 9. Greek Fire and Various Offensive Devices.10. Mining, Spies and Spying. 11. Camps, Sham Fights, Ceremonies and Revie ws. 12. Pay and Expenses. 13. Crime and Punishment. 14. Militia and Volunteers. 15. Our Old American Colonial Forces. 16. Militarv Mutinies. 17. Foreign Armies. 18. Women Warriors. 19. Anecdotes. Very good in rubbed, spine-browned, and nicked dustjacket. 28.00

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