Author: Newark, Tim
Publisher: Concord Publications
Binding: Soft Cover
Book Condition: As New
Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall
New book, CN6010, 47 pages, 22 full page colour illustrations. This book covers the period of gunpowder weapons from the 16th to the 19th centuries and covers both European and colonial wars. It is illustrated by some of the finest military artists in the world. Contents: Militia soldiers, London 16thC; Gustavus Adolphus, King of Sweden, early 17thC; Royalist Musketeers, mid 17thC; Prince Rupert at the Battle of Marston Moor 1644; Battle of Killiecrankie in Scotland 1689; British Soldier, Antigua, 1728; Scots Highlander and British Soldier during Jacobite Rising 1746; Jacobite Warriors at the Battle of Culloden 1746; Rogers' Rangers, French-Indian War, 1759; Simon Fraser, French-Indian War, 1759; Pulaski's Legion, American Revolution, 1779; Continental Light Dragoons, American Revolution, 1779; Hussar of Lauzun's Legion, American Revolution, 1781; Mameluk warrior at Pistol practice, Egypt, late 18thC; General Charles Louis Lasalle, Prussia, 1806; Wellington's 57th Regiment of Foot at Albuera, 1811; French attacked by Russian Cossacks, 1812; French Cuirassier, 1812; Women Warriors of Dahomey, West Africa, 19thC; Berdans Sharpshooters, American Civil War, 1860s; Russian soldier clashes with Turkoman tribesman, Central Asia, 1873.