Frederick II, King of Prussia
The handbook of battle by an 18th century master
Frederick the Great was one of the most outstanding figures in European history. He was, in the eighteenth century, the monarch of a German state, P..
Johann Wilhelm von Archenholz
Frederick the Great’s struggles during the Seven Years War
The Seven Years War, 1754-62, shaped the modern world. It was a truly global conflict fought in India, America and Europe, as Britain stru..
George Clinch & Thomas Berney
The Coastal Defences of England from the Roman Period to the 19th Century by George Clinch & The Battle of the Channel Tunnel and Dover Castle and Forts by Thomas Berney
‘We will fight them on the beaches’
For millennia island nations have known that invasion would come from the sea and that the enemy would select the most suitable point of disembarkation—a safe ba..
F. N. Maude
An Evaluation of the Practices of the Armies of the 18th & 19th Centuries from the Perspective of the Early 20th Century
A special edition of Maude’s military history essays
The British military historian and soldier F. N. Maude was highly qualified to assess and write about the warfare of the 18th and 19th centuries..
Aaron A. Warford & Thomas Stephens
Two Guides to Use of the Broad Sword, Small Sword, Fencing and Other Martial Weapons & Exercises
How to Fence
by Aaron A. Warford
A New System of Broad and Small Sword Exercise
by Thomas Stephens A double guide on the techniques of sword fighting
This unique Leonaur volume brings together..
George Bruce Malleson
An Analysis of Tactics From 217 B.C.-1857 A. D. by Describing the Historical Examples
A history and analysis of the most devastating tactic
Most students of military history will be familiar with the works of George Bruce Malleson; he was a prodigious author on the subject and his s..
Colonel von Ehwald & Ezekiel Baker
Two Works on the Development of Light Troops, Their Operations & Weapons
A Treatise Upon the Duties of Light Troops
by Colonel von Ehwald
Twenty-Three Years Practice and Observations with Rifle Guns&a
An iconic weapon and the soldiers who carried it
This remarkable and unique Leonaur edition comprises two vital accounts; one concerning the development of the military rifle in the British Army an..
A History of the Development and Use of Cannons, Mortars, Rockets & Projectiles from Earliest Times to the Nineteenth Century
From thrown rock to artillery shell
Albert Manucy’s book examines the history of artillery from the earliest times to the late nineteenth century and describes how missiles were employed in conflic..
R. G. Allanson-Winn and C. Phillipps-Wolley & Monsieur L’Abbat
Two Guides to the Art of Close Combat
Broad-Sword and Single-Stick
The Art of Fencing
Close combat techniques from a bygone age
For good value this book combines two excellent instructional pieces on the art of close quarter combat with edged weapons and staves. The first book deals..
Eric W. Sheppard
A History of the British Army to 1914
From knight and roundhead to the birth of the modern army
The British Army can trace its lineage back to the middle ages, but for those who are interested in the development of Britain's land force..
C. R. B. Barrett
Uniforms, Equipment, Weapons, Traditions, the Services of Notable Officers and Men & the Appendices to All Volumes—Volume 4: 1688-1914
The 7th (Queen's Own) Hussars—in detail
This is fourth and final volume of C. R. B. Barett's in depth history of the 7th (Queen's Own) Hussars published by Leonaur in a matching set available in so..
by Robert Rogers
The exploits of Rogers & the Rangers in his own words during 1755-1761 in the French & Indian War
The thrilling true account of a famous woodsman, scout & guerilla leader during the formative years of the American Natio In the evocative pages of Rogers own journal we are taken through a landsc..