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ESCAPE FROM THE TERROR
Written by Madame De La Tour Du Pin; Felice Harcourt.
Stock no. 1821030
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 1979. Very good condition.

The Journal of Madame De La Tour Du Pin. Edited and translated by Harcourt. Purple cloth, gilt decorations. B/w illustrations. 345 pages. Spine lightly faded. Pale browning to prelims and last few pages. Contained in worn publisher's slipcase which is browned and bumped at corners.

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WITH NAPOLEON IN RUSSIA: THE ILLUSTRATED MEMOIRS OF FABER DU FAUR, 1812
Written by Christian-Wilhelm Von Faber Du Faur; Jonathan North. Illustrated by Christian-Wilhelm Von Faber Du Faur.
Stock no. 1820863
Published by Greenhill Books. 1st 2001. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

The invasion of Russia by Napoleon as recorded and illustrated by Faber Du Faur. Edited and translated by North. Large oblong format. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 1853674540. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly creased across top edge.

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A PORTION OF THE JOURNAL KEPT BY THOMAS RAIKES, ESQ. FROM 1831 TO 1847 (2 VOLUMES)
Written by Thomas Raikes.
Stock no. 2134129
Published by Longman, Brown, Green, Longmans & Roberts. 1858. Almost very good condition.

Brown leather covers, raised bands to spines, gilt titles. Comprising Reminiscences of Social and Political Life in London and Paris During That Period. New edition, In Two Volumes. Raikes was best known in London as a dandy. He spent much of his time there in the fashionable clubs of the West End. Raikes' journal is notable for containing the memoirs of a man who counted among his friends some of the most influential men of his day. Some rubbing/wear to spines and cover edges; a little loss to top layer of leather in places. A few scuffs to covers. Bookplates to front pastedowns. Volume I - the front endpaper is nearly detached, but still present. Inscriptions in ink to prelim pages of volume I. Volume II has damp marks to top of page edges of prelims. Foxing to both books.

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LES UNIFORMES DU PREMIER EMPIRE: LA GARDE IMPERIALE TROUPES A CHEVAL
Written by Commandant Bucquoy.
Stock no. 1820722
Published by Jacques Grancher. 1st 1977. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Green cloth boards, gilt titles. Colour illustrations. Text in FRENCH. Text block browned. White pictorial dustwrapper is browned at edges. Cigarette odour present.

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LES UNIFORMES DU PREMIER EMPIRE: ETAT-MAJOR ET SERVICES DE SANTE
Written by Commandant Bucquoy.
Stock no. 1820719
Published by Jacques Grancher. 1st 1982. Very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Green cloth boards, gilt titles. Colour illustrations. Text in FRENCH. Text block browned. White pictorial dustwrapper is lightly browned across top edge. Cigarette odour present.

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LES UNIFORMES DU PREMIER EMPIRE: LA CAVALERIE LEGERE
Written by Commandant Bucquoy.
Stock no. 1820718
Published by Jacques Grancher. 1st 1980. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Green cloth boards, gilt titles. Colour illustrations. Text in FRENCH. Text block browned. Pictorial dustwrapper is browned across top edge and lightly rubbed at corners. Cigarette odour present.

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THE CAMPAIGNS OF NAPOLEON
Written by David G. Chandler.
Stock no. 1820642
Published by Weidenfeld and Nicolson. 1973. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

The Mind and Method of History's Greatest Soldier. Every campaign and battle which Napoleon personally conducted. xliii + 1172 pages. B/w illustrations + 73 maps specially drawn for this book and 7 maps reproduced from original engravings. ISBN: 0297748300. Previous owner's address ink stamped to front pastedown. Text block browned. Front joint worn but not cracked. Green dustwrapper is heavily creased and edge-worn with a few closed tears and small chips. Cigarette odour present.

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NAPOLEON'S MARSHALS
Written by David G. Chandler.
Stock no. 1820641
Published by Weidenfeld and Nicolson. 1st 1987. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

B/w illustrations. Careers of the key French military commanders. ISBN: 0297791249. Previous owner's address ink stamped to front pastedown. Text block lightly browned. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly rubbed. Cigarette odour present.

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NAPOLEON'S CAMPAIGN IN POLAND 1806-7
Written by F. Loraine Petre.
Stock no. 1820615
Published by Arms & Armour Press. 1st thus 1976. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A military history of Napoleon's first war with Russia. Verified from unpublished official documents. This edition is reprinted from the third edition published by The Bodley Head in 1907. Folding maps and plans to rear of book. ISBN: 0853683603. Previous owner's address ink stamped to front pastedown. Text block and fold-out maps browned. Red pictorial dustwrapper is slightly faded to spine. Cigarette odour present.

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NAPOLEON'S ARMY: THE MILITARY MEMOIRS OF CHARLES PARQUIN
Written by Charles Parquin; B.T. Jones.
Stock no. 1820559
Published by Greenhill Books. 1st thus 1987. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The Napoleonic Library series no. 7. ISBN: 0947898778. Previous owner's address stamp to front pastedown. Text block lightly browned. Cigarette odour present.

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LIFE IN PARIS
Written by David Carey. Illustrated by George Cruikshank.
Stock no. 1820497
Published by John Fairburn. 1st 1822. Fair condition.

Comprising the rambles, sprees, and amours, of Dick Wildfire, of Corinthian celebrity, and his Bang-up companion, Squire Jenkins and Captain O'Shuffleton; with the whimsical adventures of the Halibut family; including sketches of variety of other eccentric characters in the French Metropolis. Full calf binding, raised bands to spine and gilt tooling, gilt title in title block. Marbled endpapers. 21 hand coloured plates representing scenes from real life, 22 wood engravings to text. All edges gilt. Front board DETACHED. Spine rubbed. Boards a little scratched but still bright. Free front endpaper part detached from bottom. All plates present and bright, foxing to margins of plates, browning to tissue guards. Contents are tight.

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BATTLE FOR PARIS 1815: THE UNTOLD STORY OF THE FIGHTING AFTER WATERLOO
Written by Paul L. Dawson.
Stock no. 1820486
Published by Frontline Books. 1st 2019. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Black boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 9781526749277. Cigarette odour present.

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