Jean Louis Rieu, John H. Lewis (editor) & Robert Bassett (translator and editor)
A new personal account and history
The Marine Artillery of Napoleon's army is possibly one of the least well known units in the military history of the First Empire of the French. During the later ..
Paul Harris Nicolas
The second volume of a two volume anniversary history of the early Royal Marines
The Royal Marines can trace their origins back to the formation of ‘The Duke of York and Albany’s Maritime Regiment ..
Paul Harris Nicolas
The first volume of a two volume anniversary history of the early Royal Marines
The Royal Marines can trace their origins back to the formation of ‘The Duke of York and Albany’s Maritime Regiment o..
The Battle From the Perspective of the French & Spanish Navies and Their Sailors
The men and ships who fought Nelson
Avid readers and students of the Napoleonic Wars are often disappointed at the paucity of information translated into English on the subject of French forces. Th..
Alfred H. Miles
Accounts of Naval Warfare from Damme 1213 to Trafalgar 1805
The exploits of the world’s greatest sea power from its beginnings to its triumphs
This book, originally entitled, ‘Fifty-Two Stories of the British Navy from Damme to Trafalgar,’ is an excellent ‘..
The Exploits of Officers & Men of the Royal Navy
Accounts of the ‘Hearts of Oak’
As the European age of empires developed it was inevitable that, as an island state, Britain would develop as a nation of sailors and that in consequence its need for ..
Three Accounts of Escape and Adventure
Escape From France
A Short Account of the Extraordinary Life and Travels of H. L. L. ———
by His Own Hand
Three individual narratives in a single, value for money volume..
An English Seaman in the Merchant Marine & The Royal Navy, 1781-1819
From merchantman to man-of-war
William Richardson was always certain he would be a seaman. His father and all his brothers were mariners so it was not unusual that he should go to sea in his turn. ..
A. T. Mahan
Great Captains of the Royal Navy During the Age of Sail
The Careers of Six Famous Royal Navy officers
The age of sail—particularly as it related to the Royal Navy—has, perhaps been justifiably, dominated by the great Nelson. His victory at Trafalgar mea..
From Midshipman to Captain—Recollections of War at Sea in the Napoleonic Age 1793-1815
The Adventures of an officer of Nelson's navy
These are the riveting recollections of an officer of the Royal Navy—Nelson's navy—in the first years of the nineteenth century, through the long wars ..
Sir Thomas Ussher & Sir George Cockburn
Two accounts of Napoleon’s Journeys in Exile to Elba and St. Helena
Narrative of Events by Sir Thomas Ussher
Napoleon’s Last Voyage: Extract of a diary by Sir George Cockburn
The end of an epoch—two accounts within one volume
These are two remarkable accounts from the annals of the Royal Navy and, indeed, remarkable incidents from the life of the Emperor of the French, ..
Moreau de Jonnès
The Recollections of a French Soldier of the Revolutionary Wars 1791-1804
A soldier of revolution
The wars of the French Revolution are justifiably dominated by the masterful figure of Napoleon. His rapid rise to power, initially as general, then as First Consul and ulti..
A Young Royal Navy Midshipman’s Adventures During the Napoleonic War
A gripping true account of high adventure
This is an essential first hand account of the war the Royal Navy fought against Napoleon Bonaparte's France. Truth is said to be often stranger than ficti..
The Recollections of an Ordinary Seaman of the Royal Navy During the Napoleonic Wars
A true account of the British navy in the Napoleonic Wars
This is a book which will delight the many enthusiastic readers of accounts both true and fictional of the Royal Navy in the great days of ..
A. T. Mahan
A History of the Maritime Conflict—Volume 1
A great sea war between Britain and the United States of America
The focus of most of the Western world was upon the great wars between Revolutionary France and latterly the First Empire of the Emp..