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Views of Military Reform. In a Series of Letters to a General Officer; now submitted to Ministers of the War Department. SIR HENRY CLINTON'S COPY
"Printed for T. Egerton, Military Library, Whitehall, 1810" "8vo., SOLE EDITION, some age-marking on half-title, neat repair to last leaf without loss of text, fore-edges browned, new endpapers; newly bound in black coarse-grain cloth, gilt back, uncut, a very good, clean copy. WITH THE SIGNATURE OF BRIGADIER-GENERAL [HENRY] CLINTON, DATED JUNE 1810, ON HALF-TITLE. The author was an officer of infantry. Sir Henry Clinton, the younger (1771-1829), was the second son of Sir Henry Clinton the elder and victor of Charleston. Beginning his career as ensign in 1787 he served in Holland from 1788-89 and was gazetted captain in 1791. He was appointed aide-de-camp to the Duke of York in 1793 and promoted lieutenant-colonel in 1795. A distinguished career followed: as adjutant-general in India, 1802-5; military attaché with the Russian Army at Austerlitz, 1805; commandant at Syracuse, 1806-7; MP, 1808-18; adjutant-general in Sir John Moore's campaign, 1808-9; major-general, 1810, commanded sixth division in Peninsular, 1811-14; KB, 1813; lieutenant-general, 1814; at Waterloo, 1815. A SPLENDID ASSOCIATION COPY OF A SCARCE WORK OF CONSIDERABLE NAPOLEONIC INTEREST. Apparently not in BLPC; not recorded by Sandler."
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Book number: 402
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(NAPOLEON). P. D'O DE BOUVETTE
Waterloo MCCMXV.
"Waterloo Committee, Brussels, [c.1970]" "Sm. 4to., First Edition, with a frontispiece and numerous photographs and maps throughout, all captions in French and English; original coloured pictorial wrappers, a near fine copy."
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Book number: 9103
GBP 14.00 [Appr.: EURO 15.75 US$ 17.29 | JP¥ 1852]
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(NAPOLEON). ANON.
La Belgique Historique. Waterloo. Cartes-Vues choisies.
"Desaix, [Brussels, n.d.] [c.1920]" "Sm. oblong booklet containing 10 monochrome postcards perforated at inner margin (all with original tissue guards), captioned in French; original wrappers printed in red, yapped edges, covers very lightly age-soiled else a near fine copy. The photographs include Panorama of the battlefield, Mont-St-Jean, Ferme du Caillou, Ferme de Hougoumont, la Belle Alliance, Hanoverian Memorial, Gordon Monument, Ferme de la Haie-Sant, the Lion and the French Memorial. Nice example."
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Book number: 9135
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(NAPOLEON). ANON.
Panorama of the Battle of Waterloo. [12 illustrated Post-cards explaining the Panorama].
"Nels, [Brussels, n.d.] [c.1925]" "Sm. oblong booklet containing two pages of introductory English text, and 12 monochrome postcards perforated at inner margin (all with original tissue guards), captioned in English; original wrappers printed in blue, yapped edges, covers very lightly dust-soiled else a very good, clean copy. The front wrapper carries the well-known circular ink stamp of 'Panorama de la Bataille de Waterloo', enclosing the lion memorial. The photographs show details from the Dumoulin panorama erected in 1912 at the foot of Lion's Hill. Nice example."
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Book number: 9138
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(NAPOLEON). ANON.
A Soldier of the Seventy-First. The Journal of a Soldier of the Highland Light Infantry 1806-1815. Edited with an Introduction and Notes by Christopher Hibbert.
"Leo Cooper, [1975]" "8vo., First Edition thus, with endpaper maps; cloth, gilt back, a near fine copy in price-clipped dustwrapper. This anonymous journal was compiled as early as 1818 whilst the events were still relatively fresh in the writer's mind. It was first published in Edinburgh in 1819."
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Book number: 19523
GBP 22.00 [Appr.: EURO 24.5 US$ 27.16 | JP¥ 2910]
Keywords: "mstock, military, napoleonic wars, napoleon, peninsular wars, waterloo, france, spain, portugal"

 
(NAPOLEON). ANON.
"Souvenir d'une Visite a la Colonne de la Grande Armee, Boulogne-sur-Mer. [Booklet of 10 postcards]."
"Levy, Paris, n.d.] [c.1920]" "Sm. oblong booklet containing two pages on introductory text in French and English, and 10 monochrome postcards perforated at inner margin (all with original tissue guards), captioned in French and English; original wrappers printed in gilt and black, yapped edges, covers mildly age-soiled else a good, clean copy."
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Book number: 9140
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(NAPOLEON). ANON.
"The Story of Waterloo; or, the Fall of Napoleon."
"William Nimmo, Edinburgh, 1873" "Sm. 8vo., First [and Sole?] Edition, with a coloured frontispiece, numerous engraved head- and tail-pieces (several neatly coloured by hand), neat contemporary signature on front free endpaper, ornate presentation inscription in red and black on front free endpaper verso; original decorative cloth blocked in black, coloured illustration mounted in arches frame on upper board, gilt back, green endpapers, a remarkably bright, well-preserved copy. Extremely scarce, and a rare survival in this condition."
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Book number: 9090
GBP 94.00 [Appr.: EURO 104.75 US$ 116.07 | JP¥ 12434]
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(NAPOLEON). ANON.
"Waterloo 1815. [Exhibition catalogue of] Estampes, Dessins, Documents. Exposition organisee a l'Occasion du Cent Cinquantieme Anniversaire de la Bataille."
"Bibliotheque Albert 1, Brussels, 1965" "Roy. 8vo., First Edition, with text in French throughout and 24 fine photographic plates; original coloured pictorial wrappers, a near fine copy. The catalogues lists 158 notable items, with bibliography, and indexes by subject and artist."
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Book number: 9100
GBP 24.00 [Appr.: EURO 26.75 US$ 29.63 | JP¥ 3175]
Keywords: "bibliography, napoleon, napoleonic wars, waterloo, exhibition catalogues"

 
(NAPOLEON). ANON.
Waterloo. Principaux Monuments. Chief Monuments. Cartes-Vues detachables. Unbindable illustrated Cards.
"Nels, [Brussels, n.d.] [c.1920]" "Sm. oblong booklet containing 9 monochrome postcards perforated at inner margin (all with original tissue guards), captioned in French and English; original printed wrappers in red and green, yapped edges, covers very lightly age-soiled else a near fine copy. Published in the series 'The Historical Belgium Artistic Collection of the Belgian Sites and Monuments'. The front wrapper carries the well-known circular ink stamp of 'Panorama de la Bataille de Waterloo', enclosing the lion memorial. The photographs are by Thill of Brussels and include The Lion and the Panorama, the Three Monuments, French Monument, La Haye Saint, Belgian Monument, the Lion, Papelotte Farm, Belle-Alliance, and Mont- Saint-Jean. Nice example."
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Book number: 9134
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(NAPOLEON). ANON.
Waterloo. Cartes Vues detachables.
"Nels, [Brussels, n.d.] [c.1920]" "Sm. oblong booklet containing 10 monochrome postcards perforated at inner margin (all with original tissue guards), captioned in French and English; original printed wrappers in black, yapped edges, covers very lightly age-soiled else a very good, clean copy. The photographs are by Thill of Brussels and include The Lion and the Panorama, Waterloo and Mont-St-Jean, the Three Monuments, French Monument, La Haye Saint, Prussian Monument, Hougoumont, the Lion, Belle-Alliance, and Mont- Saint-Jean. Nice example."
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Book number: 9139
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(WILLIAM SIBORNE). A. BALEN
A Model Victory. FINE COPY IN UNCLIPPED DUSTWRAPPER
"Fourth Estate, [2005]" "8vo., First Edition, with a portrait frontispiece, and photographs and maps in the text; red cloth, gilt back, a fine copy in unclipped dustwrapper. The author combines first-hand accounts of Waterloo with the story of William Siborne, the model-maker attempting to create an accurate representation of the crucial moment of the action."
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Book number: 21140
GBP 12.00 [Appr.: EURO 13.5 US$ 14.82 | JP¥ 1587]
Keywords: "military, napoleon, napoleonic wars, wellington, waterloo"

 
(NAPOLEON). H.E. BEECH
Joseph Boulcott of the Grenadier Guards. Baggage Master to the Duke of Wellington.
"[Privately Printed, 1994]" "8vo., First Edition, with illustrated title, and illustrations, maps and a full-page pedigree in the text; original pictorial wrappers, wire-stitched as issued, a fine copy."
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Book number: 13406
GBP 22.00 [Appr.: EURO 24.5 US$ 27.16 | JP¥ 2910]
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(NAPOLEON). L. BLYTHE
Marshal Ney: a Dual Life.
"Jarrolds, [1937]" "8vo., First Edition, with a portrait frontispiece and 10 plates; original red buckram, gilt back, covers lightly age-marked else a very good, firm copy. With 16pp publisher's catalogue bound in at end."
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Book number: 9086
GBP 26.00 [Appr.: EURO 29 US$ 32.1 | JP¥ 3439]
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A. BOURGOGNE.
"Memoirs of Sergeant Bourgogne (1812-1813). Authorized Translation from the French Original, with an Introduction by the Hon. J.W. Fortescue; and Illustrations from the Drawings of Faber du Faur."
"Peter Davies, 1926" "8vo., First Edition thus, on laid paper, with frontispiece and 11 plates, some occasional light foxing, neat inscription on front free endpaper; original cloth, gilt back, covers somewhat faded and age-marked else internally a good, sound, clean copy."
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Book number: 15068
GBP 28.00 [Appr.: EURO 31.25 US$ 34.57 | JP¥ 3704]
Keywords: "mstock, military, napoleonic wars, napoleonica, france"

 
SGT. [A.] BOURGOGNE.
Memoirs of Sergeant Bourgogne (1812-1813). [Edited by Paul Cotton and Maurice Henault].
"Constable, [1996]" "8vo., cloth, a near fine copy in unclipped dustwrapper."
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Book number: 3909
GBP 14.00 [Appr.: EURO 15.75 US$ 17.29 | JP¥ 1852]
Keywords: "military, napoleonic wars, napoleonica, france, nemo"

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