Napoleon's Cavalry and Its Leaders.
Illustrations, diagrams, map. Recently republished, this is the 1978 original hardcover book, scarce in new condition. From the cover: "Dressed in outrageously romantic uniforms, led by a flamboyant clique of aristocrats and ex-troopers, Napoleon's cavalry had a picturesque quality that belied its ruthless methods and tremendous service record." This book fulfills all the promises inherent in that introductory sentence. Excellent writing, fascinating insights. Only problem is, it ended too soon. Holmes & Meier, NY. USED. $26.00