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1 Abbott, John S.C. THE FRENCH REVOLUTION OF 1789, VIEWED IN THE LIGHT OF REPUBLICAN INSTITUTIONS.
New York Harper & Bros 1887 Second edition 
4to 2 vols totaling 597pp. VG contemporary cloth. 'With numerous engravings.'

 
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A MEDICAL HISTORY OF NAPOLEON BONAPARTE., Abeshouse, Benjamin S., M.D.
2 Abeshouse, Benjamin S., M.D. A MEDICAL HISTORY OF NAPOLEON BONAPARTE.
Norwich, NY Eaton Laboratories 1964 First edition 
25pp, 9 etchings. Fine softcover. The author was a prominent urologist who wrote a series of studies on the genitourinary diseases on famous men. A most attractive little pamphlet. Very Scarce.

 
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AN ENSIGN IN THE PENINSULAR WAR:  THE LETTERS OF JOHN AITCHISON OF THE 3RD FOOT GUARDS., Aitchison, John.
3 Aitchison, John. AN ENSIGN IN THE PENINSULAR WAR: THE LETTERS OF JOHN AITCHISON OF THE 3RD FOOT GUARDS.
London 1981 First edition 
349pp, 8 pages of plates, 18 maps. Fine in dj. A terrific first-hand account.

 
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NAPOLEON IN EGYPT:  AL-JABARTI'S CHRONICLE OF THE FRENCH OCCUPATION, 1798., Al-jabarti.
4 Al-jabarti. NAPOLEON IN EGYPT: AL-JABARTI'S CHRONICLE OF THE FRENCH OCCUPATION, 1798.
Princeton Markus Weiner 1992 First English language edition 
196pp, many illustrations. Softcover. Very good+, remainder mark to bottom edge. The only native account I know of: At the Battle of the Pyramids, 'the rifles of the French were like a boiling pot on a fierce fire.'

 
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ROD OF IRON:  FRENCH COUNTERINSURGENCY POLICY IN ARAGON DURING THE PENINSULAR WAR., Alexander, Don.
5 Alexander, Don. ROD OF IRON: FRENCH COUNTERINSURGENCY POLICY IN ARAGON DURING THE PENINSULAR WAR.
Wilmington 1985 First edition 
258pp, 16 maps. VG+ in chipped dj. Suchet was the only French general to distinguish himself in the Peninsula. This is how he did it. VERY hard to find!

 
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BONAPARTISM AND THE REVOLUTIONARY TRADITION IN FRANCE:  THE FEDERES OF 1815., Alexander, R.S.
6 Alexander, R.S. BONAPARTISM AND THE REVOLUTIONARY TRADITION IN FRANCE: THE FEDERES OF 1815.
Cambridge Univ. Press 1991 First edition 
396pp. Fine in Fine DJ. An interesting study of Napoleon's popular support in 1815.

 
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7 Allen, Rodney. THRESHOLD OF TERROR: THE LAST HOURS OF THE MONARCHY IN THE FRENCH REVOLUTION.
Stroud, Gloucestershire Sutton Publishing 2001 First Softcover Edition 
4to, viii+248pp, illus. Fine illustrated softcover.

 
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8 Alsop, Susan Mary. THE CONGRESS DANCES: VIENNA 1814-1815.
New York Harper & Row 1984 First edition 
228pp, illus. Fine in dj. The dustjacket informs us that the author is 'the descendant of one of America's first families...by birth and by breeding she is a full equal of the people she writes about...' Well good for her!

 
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9 Ammon, Friedrich Von. SOLDIER OF FREEDOM: DR. CHRISTIAN NAGEL 1787-1827.
San Francisco Privately Published 1968 reprint of 1829 German-language edition 
4to, 154pp, Fine original gilt and blindtooled cloth as issued, ink signature to ffep, a bright crisp copy. 3 maps. Translated and edited by Gunther Nagel, a direct descendent. Contains extracts from Nagel's journals (briefly) describing his service against Napoleon with the Lutzow Free Corps at Lauenberg, Marienstadt, Ligny and Waterloo. Very scarce and beautifully produced.

 
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10 Anderson, J.H. THE CAMPAIGN OF WATERLOO--1815.
London Hugh Rees, Ltd. 1914 First edition 
viii+82pp. VG original cloth, front board a little spotted. Maps in rear pocket missing, but can be used with any Waterloo campaign map. Scarce.

 
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11 Anderson, J.H. THE SPANISH CAMPAIGN OF SIR JOHN MOORE.
London Hugh Rees, Ltd 1905 First Edition 
65pp, 2 folding maps (1 large color). VG+ original cloth, library stamps internally.

 
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12 Andrews, Edward L. NAPOLEON AND AMERICA: AN OUTLINE OF THE RELATIONS OF THE UNITED STATES TO THE CAREER AND DOWNFALL OF NAPOLEON BONAPARTE.
NY Mitchell Kennerly 1909 First edition Very good 
Royal 8vo, ix+89pp, frontis. VG blue cloth, a very light discoloration at the top and bottom of the pages throughout which could be dampstaining. Inscribed by author.

 
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ONE-LEG: THE LIFE AND LETTERS OF HENRY WILLIAM PAGET, FIRST MARQUESS OF ANGLESEY, K.G., 1768-1854., Anglesey.
13 Anglesey. ONE-LEG: THE LIFE AND LETTERS OF HENRY WILLIAM PAGET, FIRST MARQUESS OF ANGLESEY, K.G., 1768-1854.
New York Morrow 1961 First Edition 
428pp, illus. Fine in lightly scuffed dj. Paget had a long, distinguished career as a diplomat, and was one of the best cavalry commanders of the age. His charge at Mayorga has been described by Oman as 'perhaps the most brilliant exploit of the British cavalry during the whole six years of the war.' He served with distinction in the early stages of the Peninsular War, but a family quarrel with the Wellesleys resulting from his elopement with Henry Wellesley's wife cost him his command. He was reinstated in time for Waterloo, where he lost a leg.

 
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THE BRITISH CAVALRY ON THE PENINSULA, BY AN OFFICER OF DRAGOONS., Anon.
14 Anon. THE BRITISH CAVALRY ON THE PENINSULA, BY AN OFFICER OF DRAGOONS.
MRT Publishing 1996 Reprinted from articles in the United Service Journal 1831-32 
127pp. Fine in dj.

 
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RETROSPECT OF A MILITARY LIFE DURING THE MOST EVENTFUL PERIOD OF THE LAST WAR., Anton, James.
15 Anton, James. RETROSPECT OF A MILITARY LIFE DURING THE MOST EVENTFUL PERIOD OF THE LAST WAR.
Cambridge Ken Trotman 1991 Facsimile of 1841 ed 
xii+395pp, fine in dj. Anton was Quartermaster-Sergeant of the 42nd Regt. during the latter stages of the Peninsular War and at Waterloo. Scarce.

 
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16 Aretz, Gertrude. NAPOLEON AND HIS WOMEN FRIENDS.
Philadelphia 1927 
374pp, bright original cloth.

 
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17 Aretz, Gertrude. NAPOLEON AND HIS WOMEN FRIENDS.
London George Allen & Unwin 1927 First English language edition 
374pp, original plum cloth. Light watermarking to lower front board not affecting contents, really an attractive copy.

 
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18 Aretz, Gertrude. QUEEN LOUISE OF PRUSSIA 1776-1810.
New York Putnam 1929 First edition 
363pp, 16 plates. VG cloth. Referring to the Allied sovereigns, Napoleon called Queen Louise 'the only man among them.' This excellent German bio is rather scarce.

 
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19 Arnold, Eric A. A DOCUMENTARY SURVEY OF NAPOLEONIC FRANCE: A SUPPLEMENT.
London University Press of America. 1996 First edition 
125pp, fine original cloth as issued. History in the raw--quite interesting.

 
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CRISIS ON THE DANUBE: NAPOLEON'S AUSTRIAN CAMPAIGN OF 1809., Arnold, James R.
20 Arnold, James R. CRISIS ON THE DANUBE: NAPOLEON'S AUSTRIAN CAMPAIGN OF 1809.
New York Paragon House 1990 First Edition 
286pp, illus. Fine in dj. An exceptional study, the first part of a two-volume study of this campaign.

 
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