Blood, Guts and Gore: Assistant Surgeon John Gordon Smith at Waterloo Edited by Gareth Glover Pen & Sword Military (2022) Hardcover Pages: 264 Illustrations: 17 colour ISBN: 9781399097215 This book is a condensed version of part of Dr Gordon Smith’s life, commencing with the account of his role during the Waterloo Campaign and life after the […]
Secrets & Scandals in Regency Britain: Sex, Drugs & Proxy Rule Violet Fenn Pen & Sword Books (2022) ISBN: 9781399004268 Pages: 216 Illustrations: 40 black and white illustrations An entertaining compendium of some of the eras’ most scandalous events. From the unorthodox lifestyles of Lord Byron, the Shelley’s and the Ladies of Llangollen to public events […]
In The Wake of the Emperor: Memoirs and Letters of French Soldiers in Napoleon’s Armies 1805-1814 Jonas de Neef Self-published (Imprint: Lulu.com), 2021 ISBN: 9781667131795 Hardback, 289 pages Historians of the Napoleonic period will have many publications by Gareth Glover in their library, based upon the letters and diaries of British soldiers. In The Wake […]
The Wives of George IV: The Secret Bride & The Scorned Princess Catherine Curzon Pen & Sword History (2021) ISBN 9781473897496 Hardback, 216 pages, 32 black and white illustrations Author Catherine Curzon once again reaches back into Georgian history to present her readers with a fresh and witty take on two of the era’s most […]
Sir James McGrigor, the Adventurous Life of Wellington’s Chief Medical Officer Tom Scotland Helion & Company (2021) ISBN 9781914059216 Paperback, 178 pages Images: 22 figures, 5 maps, 4 tables Created by Helion Publishing, in their excellent ‘From Reason to Revolution’ series (no. 65), this is an account of a charismatic, energetic, and brilliant medical […]
Dead Men Telling Tales, Napoleonic War Veterans and the Military Memoir industry, 1808-1914 Matilda Greig Oxford University Press (2021), hardback ISBN 9780192896025 Pages: 250 Illustrations: 6 B&W illustrations The book, which is based on the author’s doctoral research, explores the production of military memoirs in the wake of the Napoleonic wars and the quite different […]
Translated from the German for the first time. Lindau served in the 2nd KGL Light Battalion.
A valuable and eye-opening addition to any Napoleonic library…
Superb edition of a classic manual on an artillerist’s duties. . .
The memoir of the teen who stole an Emperor's heart...