Item #13 THE DAYS WHEN WE HAD TAILS ON US. WITH FOURTEEN COLOURED ILLUSTRATIONS. DEDICATED TO THE OFFICERS OF THE BRITISH INFANTRY. Richard Hort.
THE DAYS WHEN WE HAD TAILS ON US. WITH FOURTEEN COLOURED ILLUSTRATIONS. DEDICATED TO THE OFFICERS OF THE BRITISH INFANTRY.
THE DAYS WHEN WE HAD TAILS ON US. WITH FOURTEEN COLOURED ILLUSTRATIONS. DEDICATED TO THE OFFICERS OF THE BRITISH INFANTRY.
THE DAYS WHEN WE HAD TAILS ON US. WITH FOURTEEN COLOURED ILLUSTRATIONS. DEDICATED TO THE OFFICERS OF THE BRITISH INFANTRY.

THE DAYS WHEN WE HAD TAILS ON US. WITH FOURTEEN COLOURED ILLUSTRATIONS. DEDICATED TO THE OFFICERS OF THE BRITISH INFANTRY.

London: Newman & Co., 1849. Ashley, Alfred. First. [1840S BRITISH INFANTRY UNIFORMS]. THE DAYS WHEN WE HAD TAILS ON US. WITH FOURTEEN COLOURED ILLUSTRATIONS. DEDICATED TO THE OFFICERS OF THE BRITISH INFANTRY. Np. [London: Newman & Co., Bishopsgate, 1849]. First Edition. Original calf binding with title on spine and edging in gilt. Octavo. 13 hand-colored, lithographed plates humorously depicting army life. Published anonymously, this humorous work (written by Lieutenant Colonel Richard Hort and ably illustrated by Alfred Ashley), pokes fun at the adoption of the red shell jacket in the British Army for officer’s undress on home service in lieu of the blue frock-coat worn previously. Abbey Life 362. Item #13

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