[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.From the Library of Glenn Ford.

    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.

    Huth, Works on Horses and Equitation, p. 145.

    Fees, Shipping, and Handling Description: Books & Catalogs (view shipping information)

    Sales Tax information  |  Terms and Conditions

    Bidding Guidelines and Bid Increments

    Glossary of Terms

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    October, 2008
    16th-18th Thursday-Saturday
    Internet/Mail Bids: 0
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 324

    Buyer's Premium per Lot:
    19.5% of the successful bid (minimum $9) per lot.

    Sold for: Sign-in or Join (free & quick)

    Heritage membership

    Join Now - It's Free

    1. Past Auction Values (prices, photos, full descriptions, etc.)
    2. Bid online
    3. Free Collector newsletter
    4. Want List with instant e-mail notifications
    5. Reduced auction commissions when you resell your
    Consign now
    • Cash Advances
    • More Bidders
    • Trusted Experts
    • Over 200,000 Satisfied Consignors Since 1976
    Consign to the 2018 March 7 Books Signature Auction Books - New York .

    Learn about consigning with us

    You reach a customer base that is in many ways completely unknown to the major auction houses, and your marketing to this base is as professional as one could hope for. As I continue to wind down my holdings.
    Michael Z.,
    Hawthorne, NY
    View More Testimonials receives more traffic than any other auction house website. (Source:

    Video tutorial

    Getting the most out of search

    Recent auctions

    2017 September 14 Rare Books Signature Auction - Dallas
    2017 September 14 Rare Books Signature Auction - Dallas
    REALIZED $1,885,076