UNIFORMS OF RUSSIAN ARMY DURING THE NAPOLEONIC WAR: Volume 10 - Reign of Alexander I Cavalry: Cuirassier, Dragoons & Horse-Jager
Covers Russian cavalry regiments 1801 to 1825 during the Czar Alexander I era -- originally called Historical Description of the Clothing and Arms of the Russian Army, Compiled at Saint Petersburg from 1837 and 1851, Mark Conrad's translation is the first one and the best, remaining true to the original structure and essential style of the text.
All told, Viskovatov's enormous work is based on a great quantity of archival documents and contains 4000 colored and b/w illustrations. It is composed of 30 or 34 volumes (1st edition 1-30, St. Petersburg, 1841-62, and 2nd edition Vols. 1-34, St. Petersburg - Novosibirsk - Leningrad, 1899-1948).
Topics discussed start from the early czars until the late 19th century. Our new edition has revised the plates, including coloring many of the images so far available just in black and white. Also includes some rare color plates from private collectors.
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Updated as of 5/26/2022ABBREVIATIONS: dj-dust jacket, biblio-bibliography, b/w-black and white, illust-illustrations, b/c-book club addition.
rct - recent arrival or pending publication, spc - OMM Special Price