Title: "Sabers sharp, horses fast ... From the history of Russian cavalry"
Author: Alla Begunova
Publisher: Molodaya gvardiya
Circulation: 50,000 copies.
Condition: the average. Cover has frayed at the edges and spine. Small tear the top and bottom of the spine.
In this edition, the author with enthusiasm tells the story of Russian cavalry since the days Scythians and ending battles of World War II, include the description battles in which the decisive role played by the cavalry. Curious documentary fragments of this book - statutes and regulations, that prescribe a different epochs cavalry service, her and everyday life. The book is beautifully illustrated with 60th watercolor drawings, photocopies for authorization of the State Hermitage Museum with painted Emperor edition of "historical description of clothing and weapons of Russian troops."