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NAPOLEON'S CAVALRY
Written by Emir Burkhari. Illustrated by Angus McBride.
Stock no. 2133482
Published by Osprey Publishing. 1979. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

A comprehensive history of the organisation, regimental campaign records, tactical methods, uniforms, insignia, and equipment of the most colourful and impressive cavalry arm the West has ever known - the horsemen of the French 1st Empire. Large format. Red cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w pictorial endpapers. B/w illustrations throughout and a few colour. ISBN: 0850453399. Marks to covers and pastedowns. Wrapper is edge-creased with some marks and a few nicks.

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L'ARMEE FRANCAISE
Written by Jules Richard. Illustrated by Edouard Detaille.
Stock no. 2133465
Published by Waxtel & Hasenauer. 1st USA 1992. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

An Illustrated History of the French Army 1790-1885. Large format. Colour & b/w illustrations. Text in English. ISBN: 0963255800. Marks to outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-creased and faded to spine.

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NAPOLEON'S CAVALRY
Written by Emir Burkhari. Illustrated by Angus McBride.
Stock no. 1820051
Published by Osprey Publishing. 1st 1979. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

A comprehensive history of the organisation, regimental campaign records, tactical methods, uniforms, insignia, and equipment of the most colourful and impressive cavalry arm the West has ever known - the horsemen of the French 1st Empire. Large format. Red cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w pictorial endpapers. B/w illustrations throughout and a few colour. ISBN: 0850453399. Text block lightly browned. White pictorial dustwrapper is lightly browned at spine and edges, tiny hole to rear spine edge.

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NAPOLEON'S ELITE CAVALRY
Written by Edward Ryan. Illustrated by Lucien Rousselot.
Stock no. 1819985
Published by Greenhill Books; Stackpole Books. 1st 1999. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Cavalry of the Imperial Guard 1804-1815. 91 superb colour paintings of Lucien Rousselot. Large format. A lavish presentation of Napoleon's guard cavalry. Text by Ryan detailing the men and uniforms of this elite of the elite. ISBN: 1853673714. Previous owner's name label to front pastedown. Light rubbing to top & tail of spine. Contents clean. White pictorial dustwrapper is slightly scuffed to rear.

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NAPOLEON'S ELITE CAVALRY
Written by Edward Ryan. Illustrated by Lucien Rousselot.
Stock no. 1819980
Published by Greenhill Books; Stackpole Books. 1st 1999. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Cavalry of the Imperial Guard 1804-1815. 91 superb colour paintings of Lucien Rousselot. Large format. A lavish presentation of Napoleon's guard cavalry. Text by Ryan detailing the men and uniforms of this elite of the elite. ISBN: 1853673714. Light rubbing to top & tail of spine. Contents fine. White pictorial dustwrapper is slightly faded to spine.

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THE STAINED GLASS OF FRENCH CHURCHES
Written by Louis Grodecki.
Stock no. 1819860
Published by Lindsay Drummond Ltd.. 1st 1948. Almost very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Buff boards, gilt title to front. Essay by Louis Grodecki. B/w photos. Tipped in colour plates. Name & date in ink to front endpaper. Top edges browned by damp, not affecting plates. Foxing to essay. Plates clean. Dustwrapper has pictorial onlay to front and is browned.

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ROMANESQUE WALL PAINTINGS IN FRANCE
Written by Paul-Henri Michel; Joan Evans.
Stock no. 1819859
Published by Thames and Hudson. 1st 1950. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The entire territory of France, where the art of wall painting was highly developed in mediaeval times, has been combined for this pictorial record of her mural treasures. Large format. Mottled blue cloth boards with gilt title to spine and publisher's vignette to front. 30 pages of text plus 91 illustrations. Light browning to spine and board edges. Text block browned. Ex-lib rubber stamp to front pastedown. Scattered foxing present. Dustwrapper is browned and worn at top of spine.

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UNIFORMS OF WATERLOO IN COLOUR 16-18 JUNE 1815
Written by Philip Haythornthwaite. Illustrated by Jack Cassin-Scott; Michael Chappell.
Stock no. 1819732
Published by Blandford Press. 1st 1974. Very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

The uniforms worn in the three days of fighting in 1815 which brought about the final downfall of Napoleon Bonaparte. Lilac boards, gilt title to spine. Colour & b/w illustrations. ISBN: 0713707143. Spine faded and mottled. Light browning to endpapers and text block else contents clean. Blue pictorial dustwrapper is lightly rubbed at corners.

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THE CAMPAIGNS OF NAPOLEON
Written by David G. Chandler.
Stock no. 1819725
Published by Weidenfeld and Nicolson. 1993. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

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. Corners of boards lightly rubbed. Minor foxing to top edge of text block. Black dustwrapper is lightly edge-rubbed and lightly scuffed.

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THE GERMAN ARMY ON VIMY RIDGE 1914-1917
Written by Jack Sheldon.
Stock no. 1819532
Published by Pen & Sword Military. 1st 2008. Nearly fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

Black boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos and maps. ISBN: 9781844156801. Small initials in ink to front endpaper else a fine copy.

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THE AMERICANS IN THE GREAT WAR (3 VOLUMES)
No author listed.
Stock no. 1819527
Published by Michelin & Cie. 1st 1919. Almost very good condition.

Illustrated Michelin Guides to the Battle-Fields (1914-1918). Volume 1: The Second Battle of the Marne; Volume 2: The Battle of Saint Mihiel.; Volume 3: Meuse-Argonne Battle. Beige cloth boards with Beige titles. Slim format. B/w photos and maps. Ex-library with a few rubber stamps in ink to contents. Covers a little grubby. Endpapers heavily browned. One or two grubby marks to contents.

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NAPOLEON'S MERCENARIES
Written by Guy C. Dempsey.
Stock no. 2132898
Published by Greenhill Books. 1st 2002. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Foreign Units in the French Army Under the Consulate and Empire 1799 to 1814. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 1853674885. Small white name label stuck to front pastedown.

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