The English Civil War 1642-1651: An Illustrated Military History/Phillip J Haythornwaite. Blandford Press. Hardcover. First edition 1983. Out of print. Condition: Good, slight dent to top edge of rear cover and small tear on top edge of dustcover. ISBN 0713712635
An illustrated account of the English Civil War, of interest not only to general readers and historians, but also to modellers, war-game enthusiasts and re-enactment groups.
Focusing on the military aspects of the English Civil War the book provides details of the military operations, together with a full chronological account of the campaigns and studies of the main military leaders, as well as looking at the influence of political and religious factors.
It describes how the regiments were raised, armed, fed and controlled on the battlefield, whilst exploring the diverse strategies and tactics that were used in the deployment of the various cavalry, infantry and artillery regiments involved in the different engagements.
Together with thirty-two colour plates displaying the uniforms and standards of both sides, there are also diagrams, maps, photographs of arms and equipment, and black and white illustrations from the time.