John Augustus O’Shea, Archibald Forbes and William Herbert The final volume of a unique three volume set
The conflicts of the nineteenth century did much to create the modern world. Following the defeat of the First Empire of the French, most of Europe was..
Charles Lowe, A. Hilliard Atteridge and John Augustus O’Shea Volume two of the conflicts of the continental European nations
The conflicts of the nineteenth century did much to create the modern world. Following the defeat of the First Empire of the French, ..
John Augustus O’Shea, Herbert Russell and Arthur Griffiths The first volume of a three volume set
The conflicts of the nineteenth century did much to create the modern world. Following the defeat of the First Empire of the French, most of Europe was in per..
W. Alison Phillips & Herbert Russell The rise of the modern Greek nation
The fifteenth century brought about the destruction of the Roman Empire of the East when the Ottoman Turks, under the sickle moon banner and the fervour of Islam..
Emily Hobhouse A fearless female champion for justice and humanity
Today, the term ‘concentration camp’ is synonymous with the horrors perpetrated by Nazi Germany during the Second World War. Nevertheless, concen..
W. E. Montague Beyond Ulundi
The defeat of the Zulu nation After the disastrous defeat of the British Army under Chelmsford at Isandhlwana the British Government quickly realised that the subjugation of the Zulus..
Arthur L. Wagner & Charles Lowe A pivotal engagement in the formation of modern Europe
This book contains two accounts—one substantial, the other concise and illustrated—describing the Battle of Königgrätz (sometimes known as The..
John R. Cook Hunting the buffalo and fighting Indians on the western frontier
For millennia the great herds of North American bison (or buffalo as they were popularly known) had roamed the continental heartland..
Waller Ashe, E. V. Wyatt Edgell & J.W. Fortescue A cavalry officer’s view of the Anglo-Zulu War
There are several comprehensive histories of the Zulu War written during the time it was being fought or completed shortly after the cessation of host..
Edward Dicey & Charles Lowe
The complete two volume set and an additional essay: The Redoubts of Düppel by Charles Lowe
Denmark, Prussia and Austria at war—2 volumes in one special edition
Europe is familiar with wars which have ostensibly arisen from issues of succession among its monarchies. Most of these provided..
J. W. Fortescue The battles that defined North America
Among British Army historians the reputation of Sir John Fortescue stands virtually without equal. His comprehensive fourteen volume history is a work of unpa..
J. W. Fortescue An outstanding analysis of The First Afghan War
Among British Army historians the reputation of Sir John Fortescue stands virtually without equal. His comprehensive fourteen volume history is a wor..
The Viscount Fincastle V. C. & P. C. Eliott-Lockhart A Frontier Campaign by The Viscount Fincastle V. C. & P. C. Eliott-Lockhart and Documents & Photographs of Fincastle’s Horse During the Boer War A unique edition of ‘A Frontier Campaign’
This remarkable book of military experiences on the North West Frontier of India during the last years of the 19th century was written by two young serving..
H. I. Ricketts & J. W. Fortescue the Conflict Between the British Army and the Natives of West Africa—Narrative of the Ashantee War With a View of the Present State of the Colony of Sierra Leone by H. I. Ricketts & The First Ashanti Campaign by J. W. Fortescue The British Empire’s open West African sore
As the 19th century progressed the inexorable expansion of the British Empire gained momentum across the globe. Imperial ambitions invariably resulted in..
Thomas Walsh & W. W. Knollys the Defeat of Napoleon’s Egyptian Adventure & the Campaign of 1801—Journal of the Late Campaign in Egypt by Thomas Walsh &The Expedition to Egypt (Extract) by Colonel W. W. Knollys Two fine accounts of the British at war with Napoleon’s French Army in Egypt
While there can be no doubt as to the colossal stature of Napoleon Bonaparte in world history, it is equally certain tha..