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    DescriptionFor the first time in print a book identifies each regiment and illustrates the change in uniforms, the colour of the facings and the nature and shape of the lace for the officers, NCOs and private soldiers over the period of the Napoleonic War 1793-1815. In British Napoleonic Uniforms, Carl Franklin's lavishly illustrated third volume for The History Press, these changes to the uniforms of all the numbered regiments of cavalry and infantry are discussed in detail. It is illustrated with more than two hundred full-colour plates of the uniforms and every aspect of their regimental distinctions. The book is divided into four parts. Part One looks at the commonalities of the cavalry and considers uniforms appropriate to each regiment such as headwear, the evolution of the uniforms and horse furniture. Part Two considers the uniforms of the heavy and light cavalry regiments. It includes full-page colour illustrations of the Household Cavalry, the Heavy Cavalry (Dragoon Guards and Dragoons), and Light Cavalry (the Light Dragoons and Hussars). Part Three shows the commonalties of the infantry and considers the uniform appropriate to each regiment, such as those of the Drummers and Highland Regiments, as well as their tartans. Part Four discusses the uniforms and distinctions of the infantry, including the regiments of Foot Guards and Infantry of the Line (Fusiliers, Light Infantry, Riflemen and Highland Regiments). For this revised edition Carl Franklin has updated many of the artworks and provided a colour guide specifically for modellers.


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    Title
    British Napoleonic Uniforms
    Subtitle
    A Complete Illustrated Guide to Uniforms, Facings and Lace
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) C.E. Franklin
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 330
    Width: 209 mm
    Height: 274 mm
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781862274846
    ISBN 10: 1862274843
    Classifications

    BIC subject category V2: GBC, HBLL, HBJD1
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1DBK
    BIC subject category V2: HBWH, JWTU, WCK
    DC22: 355.14094
    Edition statement
    New edition
    Illustrations note
    Illustrations
    Publisher
    The History Press Ltd
    Imprint name
    Spellmount Publishers Ltd
    Publication date
    01 March 2009