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LIST OF NAPOLEONIC HISTORY BOOKS AVAILABLE

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[008730] Abbott, John S.C. The History of Napoleon Bonaparte (4 Vols). New York: Harper & Brothers, 1883. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Cloth. Very Good+ / No Jacket Issued. 666pp/illus. A four volume set history of Napoleon, well illustrated with engravings and maps. Light wear. Clean $114.50

[003641] Austin, Paul Britten. 1812: Napoleon's Invasion of Russia. United Kingdom: Greenhill Books/Lionel Leventhal, 2000. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Trade Paperback. Very Good+ / No Jacket - Wraps. ISBN: 185367415X. vols in one: 416pp, 264pp, 464pp w/illus & maps. This unique paperback brings together in one volume Paul Britten Austin's acclaimed and atmospheric trilogy on Napoleon's Russian campaign, allowing the reader to trace the course of Napoleon's doomed soldiers from the crossing of the Niemen in June 1812 to the catastrophic finale in the depths of a Russian winter. Excellent condition. Illustrations. $36.50

[007060] Barbero, Alessandro. The Battle: A New History Of Waterloo. New York, New York, U.S.A.: Walker & Co, 2005. 1st Printing. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hard Coveer. As New / As New. ISBN: 0802714536. 340pp/illus/maps. Published to coincide with the 190th anniversary of the battle, this vivid and original reconstruction of the Battle of Waterloo. Clean $49.50

[008463] Blond, Georges. La Grand Armee. Edison, New Jersey, U.S.A.: Castle Books Inc, 2005. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hard Cover. As New / As New. ISBN: 0785818367. 544pp/illus. An in-depth and highly interesting review of how Lieutenant Bonaparte became Emperor Napoleon. Clean $39.50

[010326] Bowden, Scott (ed). Napoleons Grande Armee of 1813. Chicago, Illinois, U.S.A.: The Emperor's Press, 1990. 1st Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Cloth. Near Fine / Near Fine. ISBN: 09626655`17. 374 pages/illus/maps. Napoleon's 1813 campaign for Germany a pivotal place in Napoleonic history with the central character being Napoleon's Grande Armee Of 1813. Illustrated with drawing and maps, with an extensive notes and a bibliography section. Clean $67.50

[010809] Bowden, Scott (ed). Napoleon's Apogee: Pascal Bressonnet's Tactical Studies 1806 - Saalfeld, Jena and Auerstadt . Madison, NJ, U.S.A.: Military History Press, 2009. 1st Edition. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Leather. Limited Numbered Copy. Signed by Author. New / No Jacket Issued. ISBN: 0982270348. 400+ pages, illus/maps. Limited Numbered Copy/signed by author. Exceptional book on Napoleonic Wars. New Clean. $245.00

[008056] Chandler, David. Napoleon. New York: Saturday Review Press, 1973. First Edition. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Cloth. Very Good+ / Very Good+. ISBN: 0841502544. 224pp. 100 black and white illustrations and 16 color plates in this biography of Napoleon Bonaparte. Clean $27.50

[007429] Chandler, David G.. On the Napoleonic Wars: Collected Essays. Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania, U.S.A.: Greenhill Pr, 1994. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hard Cover. Near Fine / Near Fine. ISBN: 1853671584. 270pp., frontis., b/w pls., maps & plans, bibliog., A Collection of his more important essays on Warfare in the Napoleonic era. Clean $57.50

[008547] Chandler, David G. (ed). Napoleon's Marshals. New York, New York, U.S.A.: Macmillan Pub Co, 1987. 2nd Printing. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Hard Cover. Fine / Fine. ISBN: 0029059305. 560pp/illus. Biographies and histories of Napoleon's 26 Marshals. Clean $57.50

[004934] Cornwall-Marshall, James. Napoleon: As Military Commander. New York: Barnes & Noble Books,U.S., 1998. Reprint Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" Tall. Hard Cover. Near Fine / Near Fine. ISBN: 0760708606. 308pp, many illustrations and excellent maps. This is a classic study is one of the best books in all Napoleonic literature. Clean $29.50

[010404] Dempsey, Guy C. Jr.. Napoleon's Soldiers: The Grande Armee of 1807 As Depicted in the Paintings of the Otto Manuscript. New York, New York, U.S.A.: Arms & Armour, 1995. 1st Edition. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" Tall. Cloth. Near Fine / Near Fine. ISBN: 1854092421. 256pp., col. pls., appends., The Grande Armee of 1807 as depicted in the Paintings of the Otto Manuscript. Clean $39.50

[010213] Dodge, Theodore Ayra. Napoleon; a History of the Art of War:(4 Vol set). Boston, MA: Houghton Mifflin, 1932. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Cloth. Very Good+ / No Jacket - Issued. Complete 4 Vol set covering from the Beginning of the French Revolution through the Napoleonic Wars. Each volume approx 600pp with numerous illus and maps (many fold-out). Classic study of Napaoleon and the art of war. All volumes have previous owner's bookplate (retired General) inside front cover and some light underlining on a few pages. Some nicks on Vol 4 spine. Otherwise clean and tight. $295.00

[004114] Elting, John R.. Swords Around a Throne : Napoleon's Grande Armee. New York, NY, U.S.A.: Free Press, The, 1988. First Printing. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hard Cover. Very Good+ / Very Good+. ISBN: 0029095018. 769 pages with several illustrations and end-paper maps. Recreates the daily life of the soldiers and leaders of the Grand Armee. $39.50

[003944] Elting, John R.. Swords Around a Throne : Napoleon's Grande Armee. New York, NY, U.S.A.: New York, NY, U.S.A.: Free Press, The, 1988, 1988. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hard Cover. Book Club Ed. Very Good / Very Good. ISBN: 0029095018. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. First Edition. Book Club Ed. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 769 pages with several illustrations and end-paper maps. Recreates the daily life of the soldiers and leaders of the Grand Armee. Light wear to dj. $29.50

[005771] Elting, John R.. Swords Around a Throne : Napoleon's Grande Armee. New York, NY, U.S.A.: Free Press, The, 1988. First Printing. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hard Cover. Very Good+ / Near Fine. ISBN: 0029095018. 769 pages with several illustrations and end-paper maps. Recreates the daily life of the soldiers and leaders of the Grand Armee. Clean $38.50

[003667] Fletcher, Ian. A Desperate Business: Wellington the British Army and the Waterloo Campaign. United Kingdom: Spellmount Ltd Pub, 2001. First Edition. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Cloth. Very Good+ / Very Good(-). ISBN: 1862271186. 192 pages 32 colour illustrations, 100 b&w illustrations/maps. Hardback A military history of the Waterloo campaign from the perspective of the British Army. The author begins with the break-up of Wellington's army at the end of the Penninsular War, continues with the battles of Quatre Bras and Waterloo and then examines the fighting that followed. DJ has small tear at top of spine. Clean $44.50

[009941] Fletcher, Ian (ed). Voices from the Peninsula: Eyewitness Accounts by Soldiers of Wellington's Army, 1808-1814. United Kingdom: Greenhill Books/Lionel Leventhal, 2001. 1st Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Cloth. Near Fine / Near Fine. ISBN: 1853674591. 303 pages, illus, bibliog. . The Peninsular War was one of the most successful campaigns ever fought by the British Army. Between 1808, when British troops landed in Portugal, and 1814, when Wellington's army advanced into the south of France, British soldiers were involved in countless battles and sieges against Napoleon's vaunted French veterans. Drawing on rare letters, diaries and memoirs, Ian Fletcher presents a superb insight into the daily lives of British soldiers in this momentous period and evokes such key battles and sieges as Vimeiro, Talavera, Badajoz, Salamanca, Vittoria and San Sebastian. Clean $46.50

[011112] Fortescue The Hon.J.W. A HISTORY OF THE BRITISH ARMY. Volume VIII (8) 1811-1812 . London: MacMillan, 1917. 1st Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Cloth. Very Good+ / No Jacket - Issued. 688pp. Vol. VIII - 1811-1812. covers two more years of the slogging war in the Peninsula, together with the 1812 War with the United States in which British troops burned the White House. There are details of many battles in Spain, including Barrosa, Badajoz, Fuentes de Onoro, Albuera, Ciudad Rodrigo, Salamanca and others of fame during the Peninsula War. Has library bookplate inside front cover and markings on title and copyright pages. Otherwise clean and unmatked. $47.50

[011114] Fortescue The Hon.J.W. A HISTORY OF THE BRITISH ARMY Map Book for Vols IX and X (9 and 10) . London: MacMillan, 1920. 1st Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Cloth. Very Good+ / No Jacket - Issued. red hardcover map book with 30 fold-out color maps for Vols 9 and 10 covering the Peninsular War, War of 1812, and Waterloo. Small tear on Index page otherwise clean and unmarked. $49.50

[011113] Fortescue The Hon.J.W. A HISTORY OF THE BRITISH ARMY Volume IX (9) 1813-14 . London: MacMillan, 1910. 1st Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Cloth. Ex-Library. Very Good+ / No Jacket - Issued. 534pp. Covers the Peninsular war. Library bookplate inside front cover. Otherwise clean with no marks, Spine lightly sunned. $47.50

[011111] Fortescue The Hon.J.W. A History of the British Army Volume VII 1809-1810 and Map Book . London: MacMillan, 1912. 1st Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Cloth. Ex-Library. Very Good+ / No Jacket - Issued. 661pp plus map book w/18 color fold-out maps. Includes Talvera and Campaigns in Portugal. Has library bookplate inside front cover and library marking on title page. Otherwise clean. $79.50

[011110] Fortescue The Hon.J.W. History of the British Army Vol. VI 1807-1809 . London: MacMillan, 1910. 1st Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Cloth. Very Good+ / No Jacket - Issued. 448pp, index, original red cloth covered boards, 9 fold-out coloured maps, from the expedition to Egypt 1807 to the Battle of Coruna 1809, spine lightly sunned, no foxing, very good condition. Nice clean copy. $69.50

[008012] Gates, David. The Spanish Ulcer: A History of the Peninsular War. New York: W W Norton & Co Inc, 1986. 1st Printing. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hard Cover. Fine / Near Fine. ISBN: 0393022811. 557 pp. Photo illustrations, half-tone plates. Maps in text. A serious, balanced assessment of the wars in the Iberian peninsular which were to prove so disastrous to Napoleon, written without the usual British perspective. Light edge wear to dj. Text clean $57.50

[006529] Gates, David. The Spanish Ulcer: A History of the Peninsular War. New York: W W Norton & Co Inc, 1986. 1st Printing. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hard Cover. Very Good+ / Near Fine. ISBN: 0393022811. 557 pp/illus/maps. Maps in text. A serious, balanced assessment of the wars in the Iberian peninsular which were to prove so disastrous to Napoleon, written without the usual British perspective. Previous owner's name stamp inside front and rear covers. Light damp staining along outer edges of pages. Otherwise clean. $47.50

[008615] Gill, John H.. With Eagles to Glory: Napoleon and His German Allies in the 1809 Campaign. London: Greenhill Books, 1993. 1st Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Cloth. Near Fine / Near Fine. ISBN: 1853671304. 534pp/illus/maps. Clean $67.50

[003873] Glover, Michael. Wellington As Military Commander. New York: B. T. Batsford, LTD., 1968. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Cloth. Very Good+ / Very Good. 288 pages with bibliography and index. Portrait of Wellington at frontis, with many other illustrations throughout the text, including several foldout maps. Errata leaf laid in. Nice clean book. Edge wear on dj. $34.50

[008427] Goetz, Robert. 1805:Austerlitz: Napoleon And The Destruction Of The Third Coalition. United Kingdom: Greenhill Books/Lionel Leventhal, 2005. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hard Cover. Fine / Near Fine. ISBN: 1853676446. 368pp/illus/maps. An account of the Battle of Austerlitz. almost universally regarded as the most impressive of Napoleon's many victories. The magnitude of the French achievement against a significantly larger army was unprecedented. Clean $47.50

[010635] Goetz, Robert. 1805:Austerlitz: Napoleon And The Destruction Of The Third Coalition. United Kingdom: Greenhill Books/Lionel Leventhal, 2005. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hard Cover. Fine / Near Fine. ISBN: 1853676446. 368pp/illus/maps. An account of the Battle of Austerlitz. almost universally regarded as the most impressive of Napoleon's many victories. The magnitude of the French achievement against a significantly larger army was unprecedented. Clean $44.50

[007226] Griffith, Paddy. A Book of Sandhurst Wargames. New York: Coward, McCann and Geoghegan, 1982. First Edition. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall. Card Covers. Fine / No Jacket - Wraps. ISBN: 0698111982. 64 pages, extensively illustrated in black-and-white; INCLUDES complete (still sealed) game pack with 4 color game boards (Aquitaine, Craonne, Fjord, and Men Against Fire), 32 battle features, 476 die-cut counters and 16 playing cards. Clean $57.50

[011068] Grocott, Terence . Shipwrecks of the Revolutionary and Napoleonic Eras. London: Caxton Editions, 2002. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Glossy Hard Cover/Boards. Near Fine / No Jacket - Issued. ISBN: 1840671645. 430pp. A remarkable chronicle of shipping tragedies, naval and mercantile, from 1793 to 1816. Some 1500 incidents are recorded, each with clear and concise descriptions. Clean $39.50

[011002] Hamelman, William and Dennis Martin . The History of the Prussian Pour le Merite Order 1740-1812. Volume 1. Hamburg, GE: Verlag Sammlerfreund, 1982. 1st Edition. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Cloth. Very Good+ / Very Good. 377pp/illus/maps. Hardcover english edition. Standard work on the Prussian Pour Le Merite, Covers awards from 1740-1812 timeframe, Includes names of all those awarded medal. Text is clean, half-title page separating. DJ chpped and stained. $97.50

[009575] Haythornthwaite, Philip J.. The Armies of Wellington. New York, New York, U.S.A.: Arms & Armour, 1994. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hard Cover. Near Fine / Fine. ISBN: 1854091751. 318pp/illus.Appendices, Glossary, Bibliography, Index. Illustrations. Account of how the Duke of Wellington structured, equipped, utilised and adapted forces under his command in very different campaigns in which he fought. Clean $29.50

[006719] Haythornthwaite, Philip J.. The Armies of Wellington. New York, New York, U.S.A.: Arms & Armour, 1994. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hard Cover. Fine / Fine. ISBN: 1854091751. 318pp/illus.Appendices, Glossary, Bibliography, Index. Illustrations. Account of how the Duke of Wellington structured, equipped, utilised and adapted forces under his command in very different campaigns in which he fought. Clean $34.50

[009452] Haythornthwaite, Philip J.. The Napoleonic Source Book. New York, New York, U.S.A.: Arms & Armour, 1997. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Trade Paperback. Near Fine / No Jacket - Wraps. ISBN: 1854092871. 414pp/illus/maps. The book covers the Napoleonic period of military history, including the campaigns; chronology, battles, and treaties. The Weaponry; arms, strategy, and tactics on land and sea. The Warring Nations; armies, navies, leaders, and led. The Commanders; the significant leaders and characters. The Sources; contemporary records, books, magazines, artists, and fiction. Miscellanea; statistics, calendars, measurements, etc. Glossary; of more than 700 period and technical terms. Illus. over 200 illustrations, maps, charts, and sketches, together with representations of the military uniforms of the period, and b/w photos of campaign medals. Clean $47.50

[010301] Hibbert, Christopher. Corunna. New York: MacMillan, 1961. 1st Printing. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Cloth. Very Good+ / Very Good+. 216pages, illustrated, maps, appendices, bibliography, index. Story of the Battle of Corunna in 1809. Book has a little wear at edges and a little foxing throughout. Dustjacket has light edgewear. Text clean $57.50

[007192] Hook, Christa; Newark, Timothy; Elliot-Wright, Philipp J.C.; Wright, Philipp Elliot. Rifleman: Elite Soldiers of the Wars Against Napoleon. United Kingdom: Military Illustrated Pub, 2000. First Edition. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Cloth. Fine / Fine. ISBN: 1903040027. 144pp. over 100 colour illusts., plates, photos, blk & wht photos. A well-documented illustrated history of the Rifleman. Clean $29.50

[008256] Hourtoulle, F. G.. Jena - Auerstaedt: The Triumph of the Eagle. France: Histoire & Collections, 2006. First Edition. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall. Glossy Hard Cover/Boards. As New / No Jacket - Issued. ISBN: 2915239762. 120pp/illus/maps. The Jena Campaign: 1806-The Twin Battles of Jena & Auerstadt Between Napoleon's French and the Prussian Army. Clean $39.50

[008205] Hourtoulle, Francois Guy;Jouineau, Andre;Houtoulle, F.-G. Jena, Auerstaedt: The Triumph of the Eagle. France: Histoire & Collections, 1998. 1st Printing. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall. Glossy Hard Cover/Boards. As New / No Jacket - Issued. ISBN: 2908182769. 120 pages/illus/maps, prof illustr with colour artworks, superb. Excellent Clean $39.50

[003397] Johnson, David. French Cavalry,1792-1815. Pulborough, W.Sussex, United Kingdom: Pulborough, W.Sussex, United Kingdom: Belmont Publishing, 1989, 1989. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Cloth. Near Fine / Near Fine. ISBN: 0950354910. Cloth. Near Fine/Near Fine. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 190pp/illus. Traces the development of the French mounted arm from the outbreak of the Revolutionary War to the final downfall of Napoleon in 1815. Drawing on extensive sources, he paints a unique picture of day to day life in the French Cavalry. Included is a wealth of information on training, tactics, remounts, organization and unit strengths. David Johnson's long-awaited new work is an account of the French mounted arm from the outbreak of the Revolutionary Wars to the final downfall of Napoleon, tracing its development from the days of the monarchy and ending with its disbandment after Waterloo. $27.50

[001338] Lachouque, Henry and Anne S.K. Brown. The Anatomy of Glory: Napoleon and His Guard - A Study in Leadership. Providence, Rhode Island: Providence, Rhode Island: Brown University Press, 1962, 1962. Second Edition (rev). 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Hard Cover. Very Good / No Jacket. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. Second Edition (rev). 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. 564 pages with 174 beautiful plates (many are color uniform plates) and 14 maps (2 fold-out) and 2 end-paper maps. One of the finest books on France's Imperial Guard during the Napoleonic Wars 1800-1815. Beginning with the Consular Guard of 1800 and its evolution to the Imperial Guard, the author follows all their campaigns, the many changes & reorganizations until the Battle of Waterloo. $99.50

[010228] Lachouque, Henry; Tranie, Jean; Carmigniani, J. C.. Napoleon's War in Spain : The French Peninsular Campaigns, 1807 - 1814. ill. de Beaufort, Louis. London - Harrisburg, PA: Arms & Armour Press, 1982. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Hard Cover. Near Fine / Very Good+. ISBN: 0853685061. Book has 191 pages with illustrations including 13 uniform plates and 15 maps. DJ has light wear to the edge and a crease in the center of the front. Beginning in Portugal in 1807 and ending at the Battle of Tolouse in the spring of 1814, the campaign in Spain and Portugal is a notable example of a war in which the population of a nation pitted itself against the tyranny of an army of occupation. This campaign was the precursor of the modern wars of liberation. Light wear to dj. Text clean $45.50

[010805] Leggiere, Michael V.. Napoleon and Berlin: The Franco-Prussian War in North Germany, 1813. Norman, Oklahoma, U.S.A.: Univ Of Oklahoma Pr, 2002. 1st Printing. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hard Cover. As New / As New. ISBN: 0806133996. 384pp/illus/maps. Based on research in both public and private archives in France and Germany, this book is the first English-language history of the war in North Germany and Prussia detailing the mobilization and use lof the Landwehr (or Prussian Militia or Reserves). Clean $57.50

[009437] Lieven, Dominic. Russia Against Napoleon: The True Story of the Campaigns of War and Peace.
New York, New York, U.S.A.: Viking Press, 2010. 1st Printing. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hard Cover. As New / As New. ISBN: 0670021571. 618pp/illus/maps. The story of one of the most astonishing dramas in Europe's history. In the summer of 1812 after years of uneasy peace, Napoleon, the master of almost the whole continent, marched into Russia with the largest army ever assembled, confident that he would sweep everything before him. Less than two years later the Russian army was itself marching into Paris and Napoleon's empire lay in ruins. Clean. $49.50

[009057] Linck, Tony . Napoleon's Generals: The Waterloo Campaign. Rosemont, Illinois, U.S.A.: Emperors Headquarters, 1994. 1st Edition. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Hard Cover. Near Fine / Very Good+. ISBN: 0962665584. 352pp/illus. Biographies of all Napoleon's generals of divisions and higher. Light edgewear to dj. Text clean. $79.50

[011004] Longridge, Charles Nepean; Campbell, George F.. The Anatomy of Nelson's Ships. Annapolis, Maryland, U.S.A.: Naval Inst Press, 1977. Later Printing. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Cloth. Very Good+ / Very Good+. ISBN: 0853440913. 283pp/illus/maps, nearly 200 line drawings, foldout profiles, deck plans, and rigging plans including 12 fold-out line drawings. Excellent reference. Some light foxing to edges. DJ has light edgewear. Text clean. $110.50

[007350] Lovett, Gabriel H. Napoleon and the Birth of Modern Spain Volume I: The Challenge to the Old Order. New York: New York University Press, 1965. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Cloth. Fine / Near Fine. 414pp. A detailed study of Napoleon's disastrous six-year campaign in Spain, where the heroic revolt of the Spanish people and the subsequent popular resistance forced Napoleon to maintain huge armed forces there when they were needed elsewhere. Nice clean book. $44.50

[010855] Lovett, Gabriel H.. Napoleon and the Birth of Modern Spain Volume 2: The Struggle Without and Within. New York: New York University Press, 1965. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Cloth. Very Good+ / Very Good+. 454pp. The second volume of a detailed study of Napoleon's disastrous six-year campaign in Spain, where the heroic revolt of the Spanish people and the subsequent popular resistance forced Napoleon to maintain huge armed forces there when they were needed elsewhere. DJ has chipping and a crease down center. Text clean $37.50

[003018] Lovett, Gabriel H.. Napoleon and the Birth of Modern Spain Volume I: The Challenge to the Old Order. New York: New York University Press, 1965. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Cloth. Very Good / Very Good. 414pp. A detailed study of Napoleon's disastrous six-year campaign in Spain, where the heroic revolt of the Spanish people and the subsequent popular resistance forced Napoleon to maintain huge armed forces there when they were needed elsewhere. DJ has shelf wear. $37.50

[003406] Muir, Rory. Tactics and the Experience of Battle in the Age of Napoleon. Cumberland, Rhode Island, U.S.A.: Yale Univ Pr, 1998. 1st Printing. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Cloth. Near Fine / Near Fine. ISBN: 0300073852. 352 pages Illustrations Drawing on contemporary memoirs, diaries and letters, this book explores what actually happened in battle in Napoleonic times and how the participants' feelings and reactions influenced the outcome. $43.50

[007129] Muir, Rory. Britain and the Defeat of Napoleon 1807-1815. New Haven, CT: Yale Univ Pr, 1996. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Cloth. Near Fine / Very Good+. ISBN: 0300064438. 466 pp/illustrations/maps. This book is based on a thorough examination of the vast archives left by the Duke of Wellington. Muir offers new insights into the personalities of the Napoleonic Wars along with fresh information on the financial background of Britain's campaigns against Napoleon. DJ has light scratch. Text clean $79.50

[009314] Napier, Major-General Sir W. F. P.. History of the War in the Peninsula and in the South of France, from the year 1807 to the year 1814. ... 6 vols. (complete). London: Thomas and William Boone, 1853. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Cloth. Very Good+ / No Jacket - Issued. Complete 1853 set. vol 1; xxiv, 522pp, 10 plates: vol 11; xiii, 500pp, 12 plates: vol 111; xi, 427pp; 9 plates: vol 1V; xiv, 478pp, 11 plates: vol V; x, 444pp, 11 plates: vol V1; vii, 463pp, 2 plates. William Napier’s eyewitness account of the Napoleonic conflict in Spain and the South of France, complete with the original battlefield maps and diagrams. Original blind stamped brown cloth with gilt spine titles. Corners bumped. Previous owner card inside front covers. All volumes tight and clean. Gift inscription dated 1856 inside cover of Vol 1. Vol 1 and 4 have clear tape across spines. $645.00

[008323] Neillands, Robin. Wellington and Napoleon. New York: Barnes & Nobel, 2002. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hard Cover. Near Fine / Near Fine. ISBN: 0760730776. 264pp/illus/maps. A study of the two leading field commanders of the Napoleonic and French Revolutionary war period. In 1807 Wellington was a junior General and Napoleon was at the height of his power. By 1815 their careers had gradually converged and they finally confronted each other on the Battlefield of Waterloo. Clean $37.50

[008651] Palmer, Alan. An Encyclopaedia of Napoleon's Europe. New York: St Martins Press, 1984. 1st Printing. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hard Cover. Fine / Fine. ISBN: 0312249055. 300pp/illus. Covers years 1797 to 1815. Contains a lot of information about Napoleon, his family and his marshalls. Clean $27.50

[009825] Paret, Peter. Yorck and the Era of Prussian Reform 1807-1815 . Princeton, New Jersey: Princeton University Press, 1966. 1st Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Cloth. Fine / Near Fine. 309pp/illus. Schooled in Frederician military philosophy, the exigencies and painful lessons of the Napoleonic Wars led to a reformation of the Prussian Army that contributed to ultimate victory over Napoleon. Appendices include "Three Essays on Light Troops and Infantry Tactics" by Scharnhorst; statistics on the social composition of the Prussian Army officer corps; the proportion of light infantry and horse to line infantry and heavy cavalry; the range, speed of fire, accuracy, and penetration of muskets and rifles. Black and white frontispiece of Yorck and illustrations from contemporary military treatises. Nice Clean copy. $275.00

[009826] Paret, Peter. Understanding War: Essays on Clausewitz and the History of Military Power. Ewing, New Jersey, U.S.A.: Princeton Univ Pr, 1993. 1st Printing. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Cloth. Near Fine / Near Fine. ISBN: 0691000905. 229pp. Collection of essays on military power and transformation of war. Clean $29.50

[007214] Parkinson, Roger. Clausewitz: A Biography. New York: Stein and Day, 1971. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hard Cover. Very Good+ / Very Good+. ISBN: 0812813693. 352pp/illus/maps. The life of Carl von Clausewitz, professional soldier and military theorist. Active throughout the revolutionary wars 1792-1815 the book also gives a full and vivid account of the Wars of Liberation in Germany 1813-1814, and goes beyond Clausewitz's epigram on war as being a continuation of policy by other means. DJ has light edgewear. Text clean. $29.50

[010181] Parkinson, Roger. Clausewitz: A Biography. New York: Stein and Day, 1971. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hard Cover. Near Fine / Very Good+. ISBN: 0812813693. 352pp/illus/maps. The life of Carl von Clausewitz, professional soldier and military theorist. Active throughout the revolutionary wars 1792-1815 the book also gives a full and vivid account of the Wars of Liberation in Germany 1813-1814, and goes beyond Clausewitz's epigram on war as being a continuation of policy by other means. DJ has light edgewear. Text clean. $27.50

[009839] Petre, F. Loraine;Petre, Francis Loraine. Napoleon's Last Campaign in Germany 1813. London, UK: Greenhill Books, 1992. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Cloth. As New / As New. ISBN: 1853671215. 403pp/maps with several fold-out maps at rear. Based on research in both public and private archives in France and Germany, this book is the first English-language history of the war in North Germany and Prussia's 'War of Liberation,' detailing its mobilization and use of the Landwehr, the Prussian militia. $74.50

[008195] Pivka, Otto Von. Armies of the Napoleonic Era. New York, New York, U.S.A.: Taplinger Pub Co, 1979. First Edition. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Hard Cover. Near Fine / Very Good (+). ISBN: 0800854713. 272pp, 60 plates and many line drawings. An authoritative work covering all the great and obscure armies of the Napoleonic era. DJ price clipped. Scarce. Clean $57.50

[009417] Robertson, Ian. Wellington Invades France: The Final Phase of the Peninsular War, 1813-1814. Osceola, WI, United Kingdom: Greenhill Books/Lionel Leventhal, 2003. 1st Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hard Cover. As New / As New. ISBN: 1853675342. 304pp/illus/maps. A detailed account of Wellington's campaign in the south of France. Drawing on eyewitness accounts and official dispatches, Ian Robertson outlines the nature of the war as well as traces the complicated maneuvering and operations of the British and French armies. He describes in detail such hard-fought actions as the Nivelle, Orthez, Toulouse, and Bayonne and throws light on some less well-known clashes, many of which were fought in the unforgiving terrain of the Pyrenees. Clean $27.50

[008869] Rothenberg, Gunther E.. Napoleon's Great Adversary: Archduke Charles and the Austrian Army, 1792-1814. New York, U.S.A.: Sarpedon Pub, 1995. 1st Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hard Cover. Near Fine / Near Fine. ISBN: 1885119216. 277pp/illus/maps. Clean $37.50

[007704] Rothenberg, Gunther E.. The Art of Warfare in the Age of Napoleon. Bloomington, IN, U.S.A.: Indiana University Press, 1981. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" Tall. Trade Paperback. Near Fine / No Jacket - Wraps. ISBN: 0-253-20260-4. 272 pages with several illustrations and diagrams.Detailed study of Napoleonic warfare. Clean $17.50

[008844] Rothenberg, Gunther Erich . The Art of Warfare in the Age of Napoleon (Leather Bound). Norwalk, CT: Easton Press, 1995. First Edition. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Leather. As New / No Jacket - Issued. 272pp/illus/maps. Clean $110.50

[006502] Ryan, Edward. Napoleon's Elite Cavalry: Cavalry of the Imperial Guard, 1804-1815. United Kingdom: Greenhill Books/Lionel Leventhal, 1999. First Edition. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall. Hard Cover. Fine / Near Fine. ISBN: 1853673714. 208 pages 91 colour plates, Magnificent colour uniform plates illustrate Napoleon's key Guard cavalry units: the Dragoons (25 plates), a regiment established in 1806; the Chasseurs (27 plates), formed from Napoleon's own personal bodyguard of Guides; the Polish Light Horse (25 plates), the first foreign regiment to be part of the imperial Guard; and the Grenadiers (13 plates), the most feared of all the French army's regiments. In addition there is one vivid picture of Napoleon, wearing his favourite uniform that of the Chasseurs. Clean $97.50

[010785] Ryan, Edward. Napoleon's Elite Cavalry: Cavalry of the Imperial Guard, 1804-1815. United Kingdom: Greenhill Books/Lionel Leventhal, 1999. First Edition. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall. Hard Cover. Fine / Near Fine. ISBN: 1853673714. 208 pages 91 colour plates, Magnificent colour uniform plates illustrate Napoleon's key Guard cavalry units: the Dragoons (25 plates), a regiment established in 1806; the Chasseurs (27 plates), formed from Napoleon's own personal bodyguard of Guides; the Polish Light Horse (25 plates), the first foreign regiment to be part of the imperial Guard; and the Grenadiers (13 plates), the most feared of all the French army's regiments. In addition there is one vivid picture of Napoleon, wearing his favourite uniform that of the Chasseurs. Clean $92.50

[010898] Scott, Sir Walter. The Life of Napoleon Bonaparte, Emperor of the French (1856). New York: Leavitt & Allen, 1856. 1st Edition. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Cloth. Very Good+ / No Jacket - Issued. 858pp/engraved frontis. Single volume edition of Scott's huge biography of Napoleon. Original red cloth blind stamped cover with gilt lettering and image of Napoleon on spine. Corners slightly frayed. Foxing inside covers. Text tight and clean. $275.00

[010865] Watson, J. Steven. Reign of George Third, 1760-1815. London, England: Oxford Univ Pr on Demand, 1964. 1st Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Cloth. Very Good+ / Very Good+. ISBN: 0198217137. 637pp/fold-out maps. Contents: The Accession of George III. The Economic Pattern in 1760. Social and Political Structure in 1760. Ministerial Instablisity 1760-5. Continued Ministerial Difficulties. North Establishes His Power 1770-4. The Origins of the American Revolt. Lord North and the American War of Independence. The Fall of North and the Rise of Reform Movements. The Conflict of Groups 1782-4. Pitt and Reconstruction. The Collapse of the Opposition 1784-93. A Civilized Security 1760-90. The First Stage of the War 1793-8. The Battles of the Second Coalition and the Fall of Pitt 1798-1801. From Amiens to Trafalgar. The Failure of the Talents and the Problems Facing Portland 1806-9. Economic Warfare 1806-12. Portland, Perceval and the Peninsula 1809-12. The transformation of Economic and Cultural Life 1793-1815. The End of the War 1812-15. A Note on the Cabinet. List of Holders of Great Offices of State 1782-1815. List of Cabinets 1782-1815. Spine faded on dj. Small tear at top. Text clean. $97.50

[008736] White, Colin (ed). Nelson Companion. London: Bramley Books, 1997. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Hard Cover. Near Fine / Very Good+. ISBN: 1858337658. 228pp/illus. This book offers for the first time a comprehensive overview by the world's leading Nelson scholars of all aspects of the Nelson story. Clean $29.50

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