NAPOLEON’S IMPERIAL GUARD UNIFORMS AND EQUIPMENT: THE CAVALRY
370pp., well illus.with colour photos.of surviving uniforms & specially commissioned artworks by Keith Rocco. The second volume in this excellent series, probably the best reference on the market. The Guard cavalry was among the most brilliantly clothed formations ever to grace the field of battle. This information is supported by around 100 contemporary prints, many of which have never been published before, as well as images of original items of equipment held in museums and private collections across the globe. In addition, the renown military artist, Keith Rocco has produced a series of unique paintings commissioned exclusively for this book.