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    [James N. Collyer and John Innes Pocock]. An Historical Record of the Light Horse Volunteers of London and Westminster...London: Printed by William Nicol, Shakespeare Press, 1843. First edition. Octavo. With eleven lithograph plates, all but two of which have been finely colored by a contemporary hand. Contemporary half red morocco over marbled boards. Overall a very good copy. From the library of American film actor Glenn Ford, with his armorial bookplate.

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    [James N. Collyer and John Innes Pocock]. An Historical Record of the Light Horse Volunteers of London and Westminster...London: Printed by William Nicol, Shakespeare Press, 1843. First edition. Octavo. With eleven lithograph plates, all but two of which have been finely colored by a contemporary hand. Contemporary half red morocco over marbled boards, spine tooled in gilt in compartments, five raised bands, gilt black morocco lettering piece, marbled endpapers, all edges gilt. Engraved armorial bookplate of Edward Henry Scott affixed to front pastedown. Light foxing to blank front fly leaf. Wear to joints and board extremities. Front hinge split but board holding tight. Overall a very good copy. A handsome copy of this military history, with finely painted plates of the light horse volunteers, 1779-1829, by several accomplished artists. From the library of American film actor Glenn Ford, with his armorial bookplate.



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