Thursday, 22 March 2018

Book about Scots and Irish in French service

Coming out later this year I think. The author is involved with Dillons Regiment if I am not mistaken. 

Interesting French tent image

Art de la guerre par principes et par règles , ouvrage de M. le maréchal de Puységur, mis au jour par M. le Mis de Puysègur, son fils,... -- 1748 - 

Here is the online version

A couple of interesting Helion titles out soon

Laurent Cars - 'Escorte d'équipages'

French first half of the 18th century

Sunday, 18 March 2018

Great Northern War Russian army book

I run a Facebook group on the late 17thc early 18thc called War of the Grand Alliance anyway this book is greatly anticipated by both wargamers and reenactors. I know I am looking forward to it. I understand there is a Swedish volume in the pipeline too.
A montage of art work by Nickolay Zubkov m the soon to be published book 

Wednesday, 14 March 2018

Stefano Della Bella (1610-1664)

This Italian draughtsman has some good military scenes at the Rijksmuseum.