John R. Elting - Napoleonic Uniforms Volume I
Macmillan | 1993 | ISBN: 0028971159 | 419 pages | PDF | 116.7 MB
No other period in history has produced such magnificent uniforms as those worn by the soldiers involved in the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleonic Uniforms is the only reference work of its kind to depict accurately the entire Grande Armée in detail. It portrays the French armies, combining authoritative text with lavish illustrations. This superb two-volume set depicts in magnificent colour the uniforms of the Royal Army, Emigrant Troops, Revolutionary Armies, and the Army of Egypt. Herbert Knötel's plates are recognised by uniform specialists as being amongst the best and most accurate depicting this colourful episode in military history. More than nine hundred colour plates (in two volumes), each with an authoritative caption by Colonel John Elting.