A List of All the Officers of the Fencible Cavalry and Infantry; The Militia; The Gentlemen and Yeomanry Cavalry; The Volunteer Infantry; and the Cavalry and Infantry Associations.
Publisher: The War Office, printed by W & C Spilsbury; London;
Date of Publication: 1801
Stock Code: 6016
Eighth Edition. Small quarto, pp 466,  Index. Full polished tree calf; red title label with gilt titles to spine, gilt decoration to compartments, gilt border to boards; marbled endpapers. Edges rubbed; small chip at tail of upper joint and minor wear to lower corners. Ownership inscription of Edw. James Taylor with address in ink to verso ffep dated 1876; ownership inscription of James Taylor dated 1849 to title page (presumably Edward James’ father). Armorial bookplate of Edward James Taylor to rear pastedown. A tight solid, attractive copy.
Comprehensive reference work detailing the volunteer forces raised during the period, when there were fears of invasion by the French. During the Napoleonic wars the country was on high alert, and the officers are listed with date of commission for each area including Ireland.