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CANADIANS WITH CUSTER
Written by Mary Thomas.
Stock no. 2132331
Published by Dundurn. 1st 2012. Fine condition.

The stories of the Canadians who joined the 7th Cavalry Regiment of the United States Army and new information on Custer's fatal battle. Pictorial cardwraps. B/w photos. 277 pages. ISBN: 9781459704077.

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CHILDREN OF GRACE: THE NEZ PERCE WAR OF 1877
Written by Bruce Hampton.
Stock no. 1819056
Published by Henry Holt and Company. 1st 1994. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

This story captures the plight of the common soldier, a reluctant instrument of a government policy gone wrong; and the reason behind the indecisiveness of General Howard. Also includes the treachery of fellow Native Americans who helped the U.S. Army block the escape of the Nex Perce as the fled toward Canada. A harrowing picture of bravery and horror, perfidy and pathos. Black cloth spine with gilt title, peach paper boards. Endpapers are maps. B/w photos. ISBN: 080501991X. Top edge of front board bumped. Minor foxing to top edge of text block. Name in ink to first page. Pictorial dustwrapper is slightly faded to spine.

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LET ME BE FREE: THE NEZ PERCE TRAGEDY
Written by David Lavendar.
Stock no. 1819055
Published by Harper Collins. 1st 1992. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

The U.S. Army's war against seven hundred Nez Perce men, women, and children. Navy blue cloth spine with gilt title, cream paper boards with author initials in gilt to front board. Maps to endpapers. B/w photos. ISBN: 0060167076. Lower edge of boards rubbed. Text block slightly browned. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly edge-rubbed.

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FRONTIERSMEN IN BLUE: THE UNITED STATES ARMY AND THE INDIAN 1848-1865
Written by Robert M. Utley.
Stock no. 1818945
Published by The Macmillan Company. 1st 1967. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The Macmillan Wars of the United States series. A comprehensive history of the achievements and failures of the United States Regular and Volunteer Armies that confronted the Indian tribes of the West in the two decades between the Mexican War and the close of the Civil War. Red cloth boards, blue title block with gilt title to spine. B/w photos. Text block browned. Price-cut blue dustwrapper is edge worn and scuffed to rear panel.

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GLORY-HUNTER: A LIFE OF GENERAL CUSTER
Written by Frederic F. Van De Water.
Stock no. 1818935
Published by Argosy-Antiquarian Ltd.. 1st thus 1963. Slightly better than very good condition.

Originally published 1934. Limited to 750 copies. Red cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w plates. A few marks to free front endpaper.

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A HISTORY OF THE ART OF WAR IN THE MIDDLE AGES VOLUME TWO: 1728-1485AD
Written by Charles Oman.
Stock no. 1818274
Published by Greenhill. 1st 1991. Very good condition in a fine dustwrapper.

Taking the development of the history of warfare from the point where supremacy of the cavalry was threatened by the emergence of the longbow at the end of the thirteenth century, to the close of the Wars of the Roses, when cavalry tactics were being revived and the importance of the firearm was growing. B/w maps and plans. ISBN: 1853671053. 1" dent to spine towards rear edge.

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CUIRASSIERS AND HEAVY CAVALRY: DRESS UNIFORMS OF THE GERMAN IMPERIAL CAVALRY 1900-1914
Written by D.S.V. Fosten.
Stock no. 1817942
Published by Almark Publishing Co. Ltd.. 1st 1973. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

An illustrated guide to the Dress uniforms of the heavy cavalry regiments of the Imperial German Army with scores of fine drawings illustrating in detail the many and complex items of wear used by these troops. Blue boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos and illustrations and a few colour illustrations. ISBN: 0855241306. Corners bumped. Contents clean. White pictorial dustwrapper is a little browned and a little grubby.

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WARHORSE: CAVALRY IN ANCIENT WARFARE
Written by Philip Sidnell.
Stock no. 1817928
Published by Hambledon Continuum. 1st 2006. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Drawing heavily on the ancient sources, Warhorse takes the reader on a thrilling ride through numerous vividly recreated battles, from the earliest civilizations to the Battle of Hastings, to reveal the horsemen of the ancient world in their full and deadly glory. Brown boards, gilt title to spine. ISBN: 1852853743. SIGNED by the author (no dedication) to title page. Text block slightly marked. Pictorial dustwrapper lightly scuffed.

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THE BLOODY FIELDS OF WATERLOO: MEDICAL SUPPORT AT WELLINGTON'S GREATEST BATTLE
Written by M.K.H. Crumplin.
Stock no. 1817744
Published by Ken Trotman Publishing. 1st 2013. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

Medical perspectives of the battles from the 16th to 18th June 1815, anecdotal casualties, explanations of medical ranking, with a comprehensive list of medical men, who served at the battle and their career paths. Red boards, gilt title to spine. B/w & colour illustrations. ISBN: 9781907417412. SIGNED and dated 2015 by the author to title page.

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RIDING TO WAR
Written by Gerald Uloth.
Stock no. 2125943
Published by Monks. 1st 1993. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

By an Officer of the 28th Light Cavalry. B/w photos. ISBN: 0952290006. Light bumping to top and tail of spine. Inscription in ink to title page. Wrapper is edge-creased with a few chips and nicks; scuffing and some surface paper damage to top of spine.

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THE ROMAN CAVALRY FROM THE FIRST TO THE THIRD CENTURY AD
Written by Karen R. Dixon; Pat Southern.
Stock no. 1317371
Published by B.T. Batsford Ltd.. 1st 1992. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

The origins of the mounted units of the Roman army and their development from temporary allied troops to the regular alae and cohorts. Blue boards, gilt title to spine. 256 pages. B/w drawings by Dixon plus b/w photos. ISBN: 0713463961. Spine slightly bumped at top and tail. Dustwrapper is just a little edge rubbed.

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JOHN JEFFERSON HARLAN: BUNCO STEERER
Written by Philip J. Rasch; A.G. Brackett.
Stock no. 2124527
Published by The English Westerners' Society. 1982. Nearly fine condition.

16 page pamphlet. Card wraps. Also includes 'The Frontier Cavary' by Brackett. The Brand Book Vol. 21, No. 1, Winter 1982. Light creasing to top corner of front cover.

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