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THE HORNBLOWER COMPANION
Written by C.S. Forester. Illustrated by Samuel H. Bryant.
Stock no. 1819270
Published by Michael Joseph. 1st 1964. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

How did Hornblower come to be thought of? How were the plots constructed? 30 maps with details of the actions by land and sea. Large format. 139 pages. ISBN: 0071801871. Few marks to front endpapers. Minor foxing to text block. Blue dustwrapper is browned & stained to rear panel and has small closed tears to edges.

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NAPOLEON'S MERCENARIES
Written by Guy C. Dempsey.
Stock no. 2132898
Published by Greenhill Books. 1st 2002. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Foreign Units in the French Army Under the Consulate and Empire 1799 to 1814. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 1853674885. Small white name label stuck to front pastedown.

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BRITISH MILITARY SPECTACLE FROM THE NAPOLEONIC WARS THROUGH THE CRIMEA
Written by Scott Hughes Myerly.
Stock no. 2132896
Published by Harvard University Press. 1st USA 1996. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Black cloth spine, silver title. Orange paper boards. B/w & colour plates. ISBN: 0674082494. A few light marks to outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-creased with a few nicks.

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NAPOLEON'S CAMPAIGN IN POLAND 1806-1807
Written by F. Loraine Petre.
Stock no. 1819209
Published by Frontline Books. 1st thus 2016. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

The Napoleonic Library series. From Stalemate to Victory. Black boards, gilt title to spine. A few b/w illustrations. ISBN: 9781848328471. Text block slightly grubby. Pictorial dustwrapper is scuffed.

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A HISTORY OF THE UNIFORMS OF THE BRITISH ARMY VOLUME V
Written by Cecil C.P. Lawson. Illustrated by Cecil C.P. Lawson.
Stock no. 2132775
Published by Kaye & Ward. 1970. Nearly fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

This volume covers not only the Napoleonic wars but also the strife between Canada and America concentrating on the Regular Infantry and of Volunteer and Militia units at home and abroad. There is a large section on Canada. Colour plates and b/w illustrations. Maroon cloth, gilt title to spine. 184 pages includes index. ISBN: 071820204X. Spine and corners very slightly bumped. Ex-libris sticker of Ian H. Stockley on front pastedown. Pink pictorial wrapper is faded to light brown at spine.

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NAPOLEON'S RUSSIAN CAMPAIGN
Written by Philippe-Paul De Segur; J. David Townsend.
Stock no. 2132774
Published by Michael Joseph. 1st 1959. Slightly better than very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

A graphic account of a world-famous event, presenting in addition to the erosion of the Grand Army, a study of Napoleon's disintegration. Translated from the French by Townsend. Blue cloth, gilt titles and vignette to front cover. Endpapers are maps. 284 pages includes index. Very slight browning to top edge of front cover. Endpapers browned. Pages lightly browned. Ex-libris sticker of Ian H. Stockley on front pastedown. Wrapper browned to rear panel, worn at edges with very slight loss.

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WITH NAPOLEON IN RUSSIA 1812
Written by H.A. Vossler; Walter Wallich. Illustrated by Christian-Wilhelm Von Faber Du Faur.
Stock no. 1318717
Published by Folio Society. 2nd 1970. Very good condition.

The Diary of Lt. H.A. Vossler, a soldier of the Grand Army 1812-1813. Two tone lithographs. Pictorial boards. Spine and corners slightly rubbed. Small tear to top corners of prelims (some slight loss of paper but no loss of text etc). Slipcase is slightly browned and worn at corners.

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MEMOIRS OF A FIGHTING CAPTAIN
Written by Admiral Lord Cochrane; Brian Vale.
Stock no. 2132111
Published by Folio Society. 2005. Fine condition.

Introduction by Vale. Cochrane was an inspired naval commander in the Napoleonic wars, a leading figure in the Radical movement but he was also guilty of making disastrous decisions on land and being pig-headed and vindictive and he used his memoirs to settle old scores. Colour illustrations. Dark blue cloth, with gilt title, border and vignette. 311 pages. Slip case is better than very good; a few small marks.

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DEFYING NAPOLEON
Written by Thomas Munch-Petersen.
Stock no. 1818478
Published by Sutton Publishing. 1st 2007. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

How Britain bombarded Copenhagen and seized the Danish Fleet in 1807. Black boards, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 9780750942799. Text block slightly grubby. Pictorial dustwrapper is scuffed to rear panel.

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ISLAND FORTRESS: THE DEFENCE OF GREAT BRITAIN 1903-1945
Written by Norman Longmate.
Stock no. 1818469
Published by Hutchinson. 1st 1991. Very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

A definitive study. Blue boards, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 0091748372. Pencil erasure marks to front endpaper. Text block browned. Pictorial dustwrapper is a little scuffed.

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THE PENINSULAR WAR: ASPECTS OF THE STRUGGLE FOR THE IBERIAN PENINSULA
Written by Ian Fletcher.
Stock no. 1818468
Published by Spellmount Ltd.. 1st 1998. Nearly fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

General Editor: Ian Fletcher. A team of distinguished historians examine some of the varied sides to this long, hard and often bloody conflict. Rec boards, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 1873376820. Neat pencil inscription to front endpaper.

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THE ENEMY AT TRAFALGAR
Written by Edward Fraser.
Stock no. 1818455
Published by Chatham Publishing. 1st 2004. Nearly fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

Eye-Witness' Narratives, Dispatches and Letters from the French and Spanish Fleets. Brown boards, gilt title to spine. ISBN: 1861762291. Neat inscription in pencil to front endpaper.

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