The military costume of Europe; exhibited in a series of highly-finished military figures, in the uniform of their several corps; with a concise description, and historical anecdotes; forming memoirs of the various armies of the present time Publisher: T. Goddard; and J. Booth. Publish Year: 1812 Publish Place: London: Military Library, No. 1, Pall-Mall; and Duke-Street, Portland-Place Illustrator: Unknown Category: Miscellaneous, Foreign Travel, Antiquarian Book, History, Reference Book No: 007894 Status: For Sale Book Condition: Very Good Size: Folio - over 12 - 15" tall Jacket Condition: Binding: Hardcover Book Type: Unknown Edition: American Edition Inscription: Unknown £4,000.00 Add to Basket Ask a question Refer to a friend Additional information Complete With All Ninety Six Hand Coloured Military Plates First editions, two volumes, small folio, in contemporary long grained morocco, elaborate gilt and blind tooling. Re-backed spines, raised bands, decorative gilt tooling & titles, edges bumped & lightly worn. Internally Vol 1, 1812, , followed by 47 pls, all hand coloured, each with a leaf of descriptive & historical text. Vol 2, 1812, , 49 hand coloured plates each with a leaf of descriptive text. Red endpapers, a.e.g., gilt tooling to board edges and turn-ins. Vol 1 has its title page an additional title page for Vol 2 (both 1812), occasional minor offsetting or soiling. There were later editions published in 1814 & 22. Overall an excellent example. (356*260 mm). (Colas 2058; Lipperheide 2115). In addition to the French, Italian, Dutch, Austrian, Saxon, Prussian, Russian, Swedish, Danish and Spanish armies, the following British regiments are illustrated: 1st and 2d life guards; horse guards blue; 5 dragoon guards; 7th, 10th, 12th, 13th, 15th, 17th, 18th light dragoons; horse and foot artillery; 1st, 2d, 9th, 25th, 73d, 79th, 87th, 95th and 97th regiments of foot; besides groups of troops of the line, light troops and foreign troops in the pay of Great Britain.