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THE FALL OF NAPOLEON: THE FINAL BETRAYAL.

by Hamilton-Williams, David.

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1999
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9781860199851
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London: Brockhampton, 1999. 352 pp, 9 1/2" H. B&w plates, maps/battle plans. "This important study of the cause and effects of Napoleon's removal from power tracks the significant events in his illustrious career through to his downfall and, while doing so, charts the clandestine diplomatic intrigues linking Britain, Austria, Russia and Prussia in the quest for the Emperor's demise.… Read more
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NELSON'S FAVOURITE: HMS AGAMEMNON AT WAR 1781-1809.

by Deane, Anthony.

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2003
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Fine
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Reprint
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9781840674309
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London: Caxton, 2003. 320 pp, large 8vo (9 1/2" H). Profusely illustrated with b&w photographs, reproductions, drawings, maps. "This compelling narrative recounts the 28-year career of HMS Agamemnon, a 64-gun ship of the line which became one of the most famous vessels of the Royal Navy, commanded between 1793 and 1796 by Nelson, who always referred to her as… Read more
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THE NAVAL HISTORY OF GREAT BRITAIN, FROM THE DECLARATION OF WAR BY FRANCE IN 1793 TO THE ACCESSION OF GEORGE IV. 6 VOLUME SET.

by James, William.

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Published
1859
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Good
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New Edition with Additions and Notes.
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London: Richard Bentley, 1859. 6 volume set - 7 1/8" H, half leather (leather spines with 5 raised bands, gilt lettering/banding, leather corners), marbled paper covered boards, red speckled textblock edges. 6 b&w frontispiece portraits, 40 diagrams, 28 folding tables. After introductory information, the volumes follow a year-by-year format from the First French Revolutionary War (1792) to the Battle… Read more
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NELSON'S FAVOURITE: HMS AGAMEMNON AT WAR 1781-1809.

by Deane, Anthony.

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2003
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Fine
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9781840674309
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London: Caxton, 2003. 320 pp, large 8vo (9 1/2" H). Profusely illustrated with b&w photographs, reproductions, drawings, maps. "This compelling narrative recounts the 28-year career of HMS Agamemnon, a 64-gun ship of the line which became one of the most famous vessels of the Royal Navy, commanded between 1793 and 1796 by Nelson, who always referred to her… Read more
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THE NELSON ENCYCLOPEDIA.

by White, Colin.

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2002
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Very Good
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First American Edition
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9780811700139
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Mechanicsburg, PA: Stackpole, 2002. 288 pp, small 4to (10 1/2" H). Profusely illustrated in b&w and colour with reproductions, photographs, maps/battle plans. "(S)ets out to answer any questions about Nelson likely to be raised, either by casual reference or in a more detailed study of the navy, the wars, or the social history of the period. Entries… Read more
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NAPOLEONIC PLASTIC FIGURE MODELLING: BILL OTTINGER'S HISTOREX MASTERCLASS.

by Ottinger, Bill.

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Published
1997
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Near Fine
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9781859150191
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London: Windrow & Greene, 1997. 128 pp, 4to (12" H), glazed pictorial boards. Profusely illustrated with colour photographs. "In the world of military models the Napoleonic era remains the most popular subject of all, for its flamboyant splendour, its variety and its romance. For thirty years the Historex range of Napoleonic plastic figure kits and accessories -… Read more
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LES UNIFORMES DE L'ARMEE FRANCAISE DE 1660 A 1845. (THE UNIFORMS OF THE FRENCH ARMY FROM 1600 TO 1845).

by Willing, Paul, Colonel. Illustrations by Charles Vernier. Preface by General Bertrand de Lapresle.

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Published
2000
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Near Fine
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First Edition
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9782914417006
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Evreux: Charles Herissey, 2000. 14 1/2" H. Preface + 60 full page colour plates with captions on facing pages. The Preface is in French only, captions are in French and English. Still in publisher's original shrinkwrap. Tiny bump at bottom corner of rear board. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine.
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BATTLE HONOURS OF THE BRITISH ARMY: FROM TANGIER 1662, TO THE COMMENCEMENT OF THE REIGN OF KING EDWARD VII.

by Norman, C.B.

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Published
1971
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Very Good
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Reprint
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9780715353981
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Newton Abbot: David & Charles Reprints, 1971. 500 pp, 8vo (8 3/4" H). B&w maps, tables, plates. "(G)ives details of army battle honours from Tangiers, 1662, to the years of the Boer War. It recalls the glories of regiments which are now long gone, of famous battles like Blenheim, Mysore, Corunna, Sevastopol and Khartoum. Each section… Read more
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WHAT'S LEFT OF NELSON.

by Marriott, Leo.

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Published
1995
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Very Good+
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First Edition
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9780711023031
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Shepperton: Dial House, 1995. 160 pp, 8vo (9" H). Profusely illustrated with b&w photographs, reproductions. This volume details museums, collections, historical sites, etc. where items and locales related to Lord Nelson can be viewed. "This series (of books) concerns the lasting impression that several eminent figures have left upon society. History records their actions and words and… Read more
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THE DEVIL HIMSELF: THE MUTINY OF 1800.

by Pope, Dudley.

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Published
1987
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Very Good+
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First Edition
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9780436377518
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London: Alison Press/Secker & Warburg, 1987. 186 pp, 9 1/4" H. Maps. "The corvette 'La Vaillante' was built in Bayonne in 1796, four years after the outbreak of the French Revolutionary Wars. In 1798, she was captured by Captain Sir Edward Pellew, renamed the 'Danae' and given a new young captain, Lord Proby. In March 1800, there… Read more
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THE HISTORY OF THE GREEN HOWARDS: THREE HUNDRED YEARS OF SERVICE.

by Powell, Geoffrey and Powell, John. Foreword by His Majesty Harald V, King of Norway.

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2002
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Fine
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Revised and Enlarged Edition.
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9780850528572
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Barnsley: Leo Cooper, 2002. 316 pp, large 8vo (9 1/2" H). Profusely illustrated with b&w photographs, reproductions, maps, colour plates, uniform studies. "Raised in 1688 as 'Colonel Lutrell's Regiment of Foot' in response to the supplanting of King James II by William of Orange, there began three centuries of service to the nation with the regiment becoming one… Read more
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"OUR YOUNG SOLDIER": LIEUTENANT FRANCIS SIMCOE, 6 JUNE 1791 - 6 APRIL 1812.

by Fryer, Mary Beacock.

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Published
1996
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Fine
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First Edition
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9781550022704
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Toronto: Dundurn Press, 1996. 189 pp, 8vo (9" H). B&w reproductions, maps. "Francis Simcoe was the eldest son of John Graves Simcoe and Elizabeth Gwillim. Letters written by his mother, sisters, and himself reveal his childhood at Eton. At sixteen, he was an ensign in the 27th Inniskilling Regiment. From the beginning of his military career,… Read more
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THE FALL OF NAPOLEON: THE FINAL BETRAYAL.

by Hamilton-Williams, David.

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1999
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9781860199851
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London: Brockhampton, 1999. 352 pp, 9 1/2" H. B&w plates, maps/battle plans. "This important study of the cause and effects of Napoleon's removal from power tracks the significant events in his illustrious career through to his downfall and, while doing so, charts the clandestine diplomatic intrigues linking Britain, Austria, Russia and Prussia in the quest for the Emperor's demise.… Read more
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THE NELSON ENCYCLOPEDIA.

by White, Colin.

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2002
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Fine
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First American Edition
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9780811700139
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Mechanicsburg, PA: Stackpole, 2002. 288 pp, small 4to (10 1/2" H). Profusely illustrated in b&w and colour with reproductions, photographs, maps/battle plans. "(S)ets out to answer any questions about Nelson likely to be raised, either by casual reference or in a more detailed study of the navy, the wars, or the social history of the period. Entries… Read more
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THE LANCASHIRE FUSILIERS (THE 20th REGIMENT OF FOOT). FAMOUS REGIMENTS SERIES.

by Ray, Cyril. Introduction by Lt.-General Sir Brian Horrocks.

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Published
1971
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Very Good
ISBN
9780850520682
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London: Leo Cooper, 1971. 135 pp, 8vo (8 3/4" H). B&w photographs, reproductions, music for Regimental March Past. "(G)allantry characterised the Lancashire Fusiliers in every action they fought, from their formation in 1688. On 1 August, 1759 they achieved a jealously guarded honour by becoming one of the 'Minden Regiments', of whom the French commander said: 'I have… Read more
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NAPOLEON'S ELITE CAVALRY: CAVALRY OF THE IMPERIAL GUARD, 1804-1815.

by Ryan, Edward. (Lucien Rousselot.)

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Published
1999
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Very Good-
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First Edition
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9781853673719
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London: Greenhill, 1999. 208 pp, folio (14 1/8" H). "In a stunning collection of full colour plates, this superb book captures the spirit of the Imperial Guard cavalry and their role in Napoleon's battles. It fully conveys the glory of soldiers of a military era surpassing the splendour of any other. (B)rings together, for the very first time, ninety-one colour… Read more
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1812: NAPOLEON IN MOSCOW.

by Austin, Paul Britten.

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Published
1995
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Very Good+
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First Edition
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9781853671951
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London: Greenhill, 1995. 264 pp, large 8vo (9 1/2" H). B&w plates, maps. "Napoleon's Grand Armee waits at the gates of Moscow, preparing to enter in triumphal procession. But it finds a city abandoned by its inhabitants - save only the men who emerge to fan the flames as incediary fuzes hidden throughout the empty buildings of Moscow set… Read more
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THE NINTH QUEEN'S ROYAL LANCERS 1715-1936.

by Sheppard, E.W., Major.

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Published
1939
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Very Good-
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First Edition
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Aldershot: Gale & Polden, 1939. 439 pp, small 4to (10" H) - dark blue cloth with gold lettering, banding, insignia. Integral red and gold ribbon bookmark. B&w and colour plates, b&w photographs, maps (several fold-out) - all present. Chapter headings: Rebellion in Great Britain; Birth of a Regiment; Sojourn in Ireland; Rebellion in Ireland; South American Fiasco; Low Countries Fiasco;… Read more
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"OUR YOUNG SOLDIER": LIEUTENANT FRANCIS SIMCOE, 6 JUNE 1791 - 6 APRIL 1812.

by Fryer, Mary Beacock.

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1996
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First Edition
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9781550022704
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Toronto: Dundurn Press, Toronto, 1996., 1996. 189 pp, 8vo (9" H). B&w reproductions, maps. "Francis Simcoe was the eldest son of John Graves Simcoe and Elizabeth Gwillim. Letters written by his mother, sisters, and himself reveal his childhood at Eton. At sixteen, he was an ensign in the 27th Inniskilling Regiment. From the beginning of his… Read more
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TRAFALGAR: COUNTDOWN TO BATTLE 1803-1805.

by Schom, Alan.

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Published
1992
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Second Printing
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London: Penguin, 1992. 421 pp, 7 3/4" H. B&w illustrations. "In this panoramic account of events from the creation of Napoleon's menacing flotilla to Nelson's majestic funeral Schom tells the complete story for the first time. He describes in compelling detail - and usually in the words of contemporaries - Napoleon's coronation, Prime Minister Pitt's robust response to the… Read more
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