The Battle of Waterloo


By: A Near Observer

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From the team that brought you the bestselling Bradshaw's Handbook comes another fantastic facsimile reproduction - The Battle of Waterloo. First published in the months after the battle, this unique title gives an unprecedented glimpse into how the battle of Waterloo was viewed in its immediate aftermath. Published to coincide with the 200th anniversary of the battle, this is a collection of reports of the battle from all sides, records of the orders issued to both armies, the official gazette sent by Wellington, the firsthand accounts of French marshals, sobering lists of those killed in the battle, the obituaries of key figures, a full narrative description of the battle and interpretations of the battle on the ground, including letters from the Duke of Wellington. Two beautifully detailed concertinafold maps and a detailed panorama of the battlefield, hand drawn by a survivor of the battle, complete this incredible collection.


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This book a facsimile reproduction of a contemporary account of the battle of Waterloo, packed with first-hand accounts and official reports. The first section is a narrative description of the campaign followed by various personal interpretations of the battle, including letters from such notables as the Duke of Wellington. This is followed by the official reports of the battle from all sides, including the various orders of the day issued to the different armies, the official gazette sent by Wellington and the first-hand accounts of French marshals such as Ney and Grouchy. The book concludes with sobering lists of the killed and wounded, those honoured after the battle and obituaries of the more prominent figures. The book features two beautifully detailed concertina-fold maps, one giving an overview of the campaign as a whole and the other detailing the positions on the battlefield itself. In addition to this there is a detailed panorama of the battlefield, done in pen and ink that is arranged in two six-part folded sections in the middle of the book.

Title: The Battle of Waterloo

Author Name: A Near Observer

ISBN Number: 1472805895

ISBN-13: 9781472805898

Location Published: UK, Osprey Publishing: 2015

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: New

Kg: 1.00 Kg

Type: Book

Categories: Napoleonic Wars

Seller ID: 000390