by Jean-Roch Coignet & Julien Le Blant (illustrator)
A superb edition of a famous French Napoleonic military memoir
Captain Coignet's highly regarded recollections of his experiences as a grenadier of Napoleon's Imperial Guard campaigning on the batt..
C. W. Robinson
A Leonaur Original—never before available in this form
The Duke of Wellington is widely regarded as one of the finest British generals, and there are many books about his most famous campaigns duri..
H. B. Robinson
John William Cole
Wellington’s General During the Peninsular War and at Waterloo by H. B. Robinson and With a Short Biography of Sir Thomas Picton by John William Cole
The life of Wellington’s hard swearing and fighting subordinate
For casual students of the Napoleonic age Sir Thomas Picton might be most notable for his death at the Battle of Waterloo where he wa..
The Fields of Waterloo, the Battle of the 18th June
The conflict of the 18th June, 1815
Histories of the Battle of Waterloo abound, but this three volume set, covering the entire campaign, is truly exceptional and unique. For anyone who knows anythi..
From Waterloo to Paris, Wavre, the Pursuit and the Final Engagements
Wavre and the conflicts to the fall of Paris
Histories of the Battle of Waterloo abound, but this three volume set, covering the entire campaign, is truly exceptional and unique. For anyone who kno..
The March to Waterloo, Gilly, Ligny & Quatre Bras
From Elba to Ligny and the eve of Waterloo
Histories of the Battle of Waterloo abound, but this three volume set, covering the entire campaign, is truly exceptional and unique. For anyone who knows..
The Story of the Creation, Defence and Loss of the Regimental Eagles
of the French Army of the First Empire
The Eagles of the battlefields of the age of Napoleon
The genius of Napoleon did not confine itself to his skill as a strategist and tactician on campaign or battlefield. He understood the nature o..
Helen Maria Williams
Letters Covering the Period of Napoleon’s Escape from Elba to the Fall of the Capital
Eyewitness to the end of an epoch
During the bicentenary year the Battle of Waterloo much attention will focus on the battle itself and events before and after. This book is invaluable in that rega..
Edwin Sidney & Alexander Innes Shand
Wellington’s Trusted Commander of Brigade, Division & Corps by Edwin Sidney edited by the Leonaur Editors With a Short Biography of Hill by Alexander Innes Shand
The career of one of Wellington’s most successful generals
If Napoleon could be accused of delegating too much responsibility to subordinates incapable of delivering the results he expected, then W..
From Valmy, 1792 to Waterloo, 1815—the Journal of the Military Career of a French Soldier of the Napoleonic Age
An authentic journal of a French soldier through many campaigns
The young Charles François rushed to fight for the cause of revolutionary France seeing action at Valmy. This was but the first of ma..
J. W. Fortescue
a History of the British Army During the Campaign of 1815, Quatre Bras, and Waterloo
The Waterloo Campaign by the British army’s foremost historian
Among British Army historians the reputation of Sir John Fortescue stands virtually without equal. His comprehensive fourteen volume h..
Montgomery B. Gibbs
The Military Career of Napoleon Bonaparte from Toulon to Waterloo
Napoleon Bonaparte—his life as a soldier
While a pupil at military school Napoleon wrote to his mother that to carve his way in the world all he required was a copy of Homer and a sword. The die wa..
The Exploits of the Officers & Men in the Battles of the Peninsular War 1809-1814
Accounts of battle and daring under the ‘Iron Duke’
The author of this book, Edward Fraser, specialised in histories concerning the soldiers and sailors of the Napoleonic Age. Originally titled, in..
Theodore A. Dodge
The South of France Campaign, the Campaign of 1814 and the Campaign to the Battle of Waterloo 1813-1815
The final volume of a major work on warfare in the Napoleonic age
The author of this substantial multi-volume history, Theodore A Dodge, was not only an historian of stature and note but also a sol..
Marshal Grouchy and the Campaign of 1815—an Anthology of Writings
Grouchy and the fall of an empire
The phrase, ‘he met his Waterloo’ has entered the English language and almost everyone knows it means that someone, probably powerful, has fallen; contextually the..