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..
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..
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..
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..
Alex Macdonald & Bennet Burleigh
Too Late for Gordon and Khartoum: a Newspaper Correspondent’s Experiences of the Nile Expedition 1884-5 by Alex Macdonald & The Battles of Abu Klea & Abu Kru: a Correspondent’s Report of Fighting in the “Squares” by Bennet Burleigh
Two special correspondents during the war in the Sudan
The profession of war correspondent has always been a perilous one. Fortunately for students of the military history of the early Victorian er..
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..
Richard Bayly, George Elers & Richard Cannon
Two Personal Accounts by Officers of H. M. 12th (East Suffolk) Regiment of Foot in India During the Anglo-Mysore War—Diary of Colonel Richard Bayly 12th Regiment 1796-1830, Memoirs of George Elers & Historical Record of the Twelfth or East Suffolk Reg
Men of a British Army county regiment in the Napoleonic era
This Leonaur Original contains first hand accounts by Richard Bayly and George Elers, officers serving in H. M 12th Regiment of Foot—then..
Johanna Brandt & Dietlof van Warmelo
a Family’s Struggle Against the British During the Boer War—The Petticoat Commando or Boer Women in Secret Service by Johanna Brandt & On Commando by Dietlof van Warmelo
Joined by blood and conviction
This book contains two first hand accounts of the Second Boer War written by a brother and sister. Each had a strong sense of their Boer identity and saw the future o..
R. S. S. Baden-Powell
The Downfall of Prempeh, a Diary of Life With the Native Levy in Ashanti, 1895-6 & The Matabele Campaign 1896
The early campaigns of a famous British soldier and Chief Scout
Robert Baden-Powell is internationally famous as the founder of the worldwide Boy Scout movement, but he first came to the attention ..
Anonymous (An Ex-Lieutenant of General de Villebois-Mareuil) & J. Y. F. Blake
Two Accounts of Foreigners Who Fought for the Boer Cause During the Anglo-Boer War
Ten Months in the Field With the Boers
by Anonymous (An Ex-Lieutenant of General de Villebois-Mareuil)
A West Pointer With the Boers
by J. Y. F. BlakeThe Irish and European Brigades in Boer servi..
Linai T. Helm & J. Seymour Currey
The Potawatomi Indians & the U. S. Army During the War of 1812—The Fort Dearborn Massacre by Linai T. Helm and The Story of Old Fort Dearborn (extract)
Massacre in Illinois during the War of 1812
Fort Dearborn was a frontier outpost in Illinois Territory where the city of Chicago now stands. The early history of the United States of America was of..
E. A. Williams & Edmund Hope Verney
Two Accounts of the Brigades of H. M. S. Pearl & H. M. S. Shannon
The Cruise of the Pearl
by E. A. Williams
The Shannon’s Brigade in India
by Edmund Hope Verney
The sailors and guns of the Royal Navy in India
The activities of the Royal Navy’s brigade..
The British Army at War in North Africa During the 19th Century
The British Empire at war in the deserts of Egypt and the Sudan
This special Leonaur edition combines into a single volume two works concerning the campaigns of the British Army in Egypt and the Su..