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Many of the most famous and devastating European Wars are featured in our Rare Book Room. Some of our best booksellers of used, rare, and antique books have very special books that focus on European Wars and European history. From Napoleon Bonaparte to the World Wars, the European War books in our Biblio's Rare Book Room span a vast variety of topics.

History of the Consulate and the Empire of France Under Napoleon by M. Adolphe Thiers

Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Fine. First Edition. Printer: Henry Colburn, London, 1845. Twenty volumes bound in ten. 1845-1862. Translated by D. Forbes Campbell. The only Authorized Edition. Finely bound in 1/2 red calf, elaborately gilt decorated spi...

From River House Books


The Naval and Military Exploits Which Have Distinguished the Reign of George the Third by Jehoshaphat Aspin

Few scratches on hinge, slight discoloration of cover, mild age-browning of pages, Very little foxing. Five raised bands on spine, title, author and date gilt stamped in compartments. Aspin's classic, highly specific, detailed, interesting and actually qu...

From Setton Book Collection


The Science of Gunnery, as applied to the use and construction of Fire arms. by GREENER, William

1841 1ed Emperor Nicholas of Russia PROVENANCE Gunnery Greener SIGNED Firearms William Greener was a 19th-century English inventor and gun-maker who published a treatise on the history and firearms and the art of gun-making. 'The Science of Gunnery' cov...

From Schilb Antiquarian Rare Books


Kort en Bondigh Verhael, van't geene in den oorlogh, tusschen den Koningh van Engelant &c de ... Heeren Staten der vrye Vereenigde Nederlanden, en den Bisschop van Munster is Voorgevallen.. by [n.a.]

Amsterdam: Marcus Willemsz, Doornick, 1667. 1st Edition. Very Good. 12mo (large). Bound in full vellum. Title on spine in ink. Original Dutch Edition. 256 p.p., with 10 plates of in-text engravings including title page depecting scenes of naval battles....

From Minotavros Books


Voyage a Surinam, et dans l'intérieur de la Guiane : contenant la relation de cinq années de courses et d'observations faites dans cette contrée intéressante et peu connue : avec des détails sur les Indiens de la Guiane et les Nègres. Collection de planches by STEDMAN, John Gabriel

1799 1st ed Stedman Narrative of Suriname SLAVERY Negro Revolt Torture John Gabriel Stedman was an 18th-century British soldier who is primarily remembered for his book 'The Narrative of a Five Years Expedition against the Revolted Negroes of Surinam'. ...

From Schilb Antiquarian Rare Books


The Life, Exile and Conversations of the Emperor Napoleon by Las Cases, the Count [Emmanuel Dieudonne] (1766-1842)

London; 1835-1836: For Henry Colburn. First Edition. Octavo. First Colburn edition. Four volumes in eight consisting of the original 24 weekly parts, illustrated with eight frontispieces, seventeen engravings, two large folding maps, and one folding pl...

From Alcuin Books, ABAA-ILAB


Frossardi, nobilissimi scriptoris gallici, Historiarvm opvs omne by FROISSART, Jean

1537 1ed John Froissart Chronicles Medieval Hundred Years War Chivalry Sleidanus The 'Chronicles' of Jean Froissart have continually been perceived as an important work on medieval history for centuries, since its inception in the 14th-century. While som...

From Schilb Antiquarian Rare Books


Manuscript Peninsular War Journal by [Brooke, Major General William Joseph Eyre]

Handwritten manuscript. Unbound. 20cm x 25cm. 16pp. Impress mark Bally & Co., Bath. 1808. The De Montalt paper mill was owned by John Bally (1773 – 1854), a bookseller at Homer's Head, 11 Milsom Street in Bath, William Allan or Ellan (1781 – 1832) an...

From Paul Haynes Rare Books


Engraved Illustrations of Antient Armour from the Collection at Goodrich Court Herefordshire, from the Drawings and with the Descriptions of Dr. Meyrick ( Two Volumes ) by Skelton, Joseph, After Dr. Meyrick

Oxford, London : Printed by G Schulze for J Skelton, 1830. In original Three-Quarter Red Leather over Marbled boards. Bookplate of E. C. Converse, Conyers Manor front paste downs both volumes. Very Good, leather and marbled boards rubbed at the tips, cont...

From Dale Steffey Books


[Arabic magazine] by various

1800 Arabic Account on French Revolution & Napoleonic WARS Treaty of Tilsit An interesting and rather obscure Arabic periodical from the 19th-century. This gazette provides information on the Napoleonic Wars involving France, Russia, and Austria and thei...

From Schilb Antiquarian Rare Books


The history of the French revolution by THIERS, Adolphe

1838 1ed EXQUISITE French Revolution & Napoleon Bonaparte Wars Empire Thiers "They pried into the most secret recesses, ransacked every depository of papers, broke open every lock, and enjoyed the twofold gratification of curiosity and destruction." ―...

From Schilb Antiquarian Rare Books


Irenodia gratulatoria, sive Illustrissimi amplissimiq[ue] viri Oliveri Cromwelli, &c. epinicion. Dedicatum domino prsidi Bradshawo cterisq[ue] concilii-statu-consultis, &c. ra salutis human, M. DC. LII. libertatis Angli, IIII. by FISHER, Payne

1652 1st ed Oliver CROMWELL English Civil War Payne Fisher Irenodia Gratulatoria Ode to Oliver Cromwell published during his lifetime! Payne Fisher was a 17th-century English poet who is remembered for his elegies and epitaphs commemorating great Englis...

From Schilb Antiquarian Rare Books


The life and reign of King Richard the Second by HOWARD, Robert

1681 1ed Richard II of England Life & Reign Hundred Years War Medieval Howard Richard II of England was a 14th-century King of England who withstood major difficulties such the Hundred Years' War and the infamous Peasant's Revolt. His reputation has live...

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