Antique Military Belts Sword/Sabre Attachments Cartridge Pouches Etc / Rare Book For Sale
Antique Military Belts Sword/Sabre Attachments Cartridge Pouches Etc / Rare Book:
AMERICAN MILITARY BELTS AND RELATED EQUIPMENTS by R. Stephen Dorsey, Pioneer Press, Tenn., 1984.Profusely illustrated in black-and-white, this early book provides a definitive survey of antique early American military belts, swords, knives, and other military equipment. The hundreds of black-and-white photographs, identifying captions, and rich narrative combine to make this text an invaluable reference. This book is simply fascinating! In addition to the numerous illustrations is a rich narrative. The book covers by chapter: The Uniformed Civil War Soldier; Waist Belts; Sword and Sabre Belts; Swords, Sabres and Attachments; Cartridge Pouches and Boxes; Cartridge Belts; Edged Weapons and Tools, and Bibliography. Most all items pictured and described precede World War I. This book is an in-depth study of the subject and belongs in the permanent reference library of the collector, dealer, or historian of Military regalia.8.5” x 11” softback in very good condition. 129 pages.FREE shipping and handling for deliveries within the 50 United States. Rates vary for international mailings.