ARMY LISTS AND OTHER WORKS
A collection of 5 volumes, 1684-1742, comprising:
i. A general and compleat list military of every commission-officer of horse and foot now commanding His Majesties land-forces of England... As also the proper distinctions of their cloathings, badges of honour, and colours of each troop and regiment. London: J. Gain, 1684, folio, modern calf, [ESTC R14469], D1 cropped with loss of at least 2 lines
ii. another copy, modern red half calf, title soiled, D1 cropped with loss of at least one line
iii. A prospect of his majestie's forces as they ly encamped (at least three miles in length) on Honslow-Heath... in the year 1686. [London]: Oliver and Seller, [1686?], engraved view, 228 x 460mm., folding into modern wrappers, [Wing P3807], somewhat browned and offset
iv. Regulations of the prices of the commissions in all His Majesty’s land-forces... second edition. London: Roberts and Dodd, 1720, 8pp., modern boards, [ESTC N40105 (7 copies)], title somewhat soiled
v. The succession of colonels to all His Majesties land forces, from their rise to 1742... to which is added a list of ye Royal Navy. London: J. Millan, 1742, narrow 8vo, engraved throughout, contemporary calf, [ESTC T96196], binding rather worn
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