Napoleonic Literature

My Books For Sale

I have recently decided to sell many of the books that I have collected over the years.  The books are quaranteed to be as advertised below and in the conditions described.  One or more photographs accompany each listing.  Unfortunately, I am forced to restrict my sales to customers with addresses in the United States.  This is because, in the past, I have shipped some war games to addresses to Europe and they never reached the buyers.  When dealing with books that are worth hundreds to thousdands of dollars, I can't risk them being "lost" during delivery.  If you are from a country outside of the 50 United States and wish to buy one of my books, you can do so only if you have me ship it to an address in the United States.  I must receive payment before the books is shipped.  Payment may be made in U.S. currency via PayPal, or by bank check drawn on a bank that is physically located within the United States.

To order a book, email me, , and let me know which book you wish to purchase so that I can reserve it for you if it is still available.  In your email, give me the address in the U.S. that you wish to have the book mailed to and the method of payment that you wish to use (that is, PayPal, bank check or money order).  If you wish to use PayPal, you must have an established PayPal account before I can initiate the billing process and you must have sufficient funds in your PayPal account for the billing to be successful.  If you do not yet have a PayPal account, you must inform me of this and then contact me again after it is established.  If paying by PayPal, you must tell me what email address is associated with your PayPal account in order for me to bill it.  As stated above, bank checks must be in U.S. currency and drawn on a bank that is physically located in the United States.

The sale prices listed below do not include shipping costs.  Shipping may be by USPS or UPS.  Shipping cost will be determined after the buyer informs the seller how he wishes the book(s) to be shipped subsequent to being given the various costs by the seller.

John Schneider


AVAILABLE TITLES

Please check back each week as more titles will be added to those appearing below.

1812: NAPOLEON'S RUSSIAN CAMPAIGN - $20.00
Richard K. Riehn, McGraw Hill Publishing Co., New York (1990).  Fine/Fine, 525 pages.

1815: THE WATERLOO CAMPAIGN - $30.00
Peter Hofschroer, Greenhill Books, London (1998).  Fine/VG with a 1/8 inch tear in the front crease of the DJ, 398 pages.  First Edition, First Printing, Autographed by the author.

AUGUST DE COLBERT: ARISTOCRATIC SURVIVAL IN AN ERA OF UPHEAVAL, 1793-1809- $22.00
Jeanne A. Ojala, University of Utah Press, Salt Lake City (1979).  Fine/VG, 199 pages.

BAYONETS OF THE REPUBLIC, THE - $15.00
John A. Lynn, University of Illinois Press, Urbana and Chicago (1984).  Fine/G, 356 pages. Motivation and Tactics in the Army of Revolutionary France, 1791-94.

CONSCRIPTS AND DESERTERS - $15.00
Alan Forrest, Oxford University Press, New York and Oxford (1989). Fine/VG, 294 pages.  Library plate for unidentified private library on front inside cover.  The Army and French society during the Revolution and Empire.

DETENTE IN THE NAPOLEONIC ERA - $10.00
Hugh Ragsdale, The Regents Press of Kansas, Lawrence (1980).  Fine/VG, 183 pages.  Library plate for private library of Richard L. Bain on front inside cover.

EMPEROR'S LADY - $8.00
F. W. Kenyon, Thomas Cromwell Co., New York (1952). Good, 501 pages.  Ex-library edition.

EMPIRE AND THE GLORY, THE - $8.50
Fletcher Pratt, William Sloan Associates, New York (1949).  VG/Fair, 535 pages.  First Edition, First Printing.

FALL OF NAPOLEON, THE -  $20.00
Michael V. Leggiere, Cambridge University Press (2007).  Fine/Fine, 686 pages.  First Edition/First Printing.

FIFTY DAYS, THE: NAPOLEON IN ENGLAND - $5.00
Jean Duhamel, Rupert Hart-Davis (1969).  Fine/VG, 141 pages.  First British Edition. 

GRAND EMPIRE: VIRTUE AND VICE IN THE NAPOLEONIC ERA - $35.00
Walter Markov, Hippocrene Books, New York (1990).  Fine/VG with cardboard slipcover, 280.  First Edition 

IN FLIGHT WITH THE EAGLE - $20.00
Raymond Horricks, D. J.; Costello, Ltd., Tunbridge Wells, Great Britian (1988).  Fine/Fine, 261 pages.  First Edition. 

MEN OF WATERLOO- $15.00
John Sutherland, Prentice-Hall, Inc., Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey (1966).  Good/Good, 335 pages.  First Edition, Second Printing. 
There are lines drawn in ink on some pages throughout where a previous owner marked certain passages.

MILITARY MAXIMS OF NAPOLEON, THE - $25.00
David G. Chandler, Macmillan Publishing Co., New York (1987).  Fine/Fine, 252 pages.  First Edition.

NAPOLEONIC UNIFORMS, Volumes I & II. - $250.00
John R. Elting, Illustrated by Herbert Knotel.  Macmillan, New York, NY (1993).  2 vols.,Vol. 1, Fine/VG., Vol. 2 Fine/Fine, roy. 8vo., First Edition, unpagenated with very numerous fine coloured plates throughout; covers are cream colored cloth with gilt lettering.  Both volumes are in fine condition.  The dust jacket of Vol. I has a 2-inch-long tear along the top of the back and another small tear where the cover bends at the books's spine. Volumes I and II depict the uniforms of the Grande Army.  These books are out of print and hard to find, especially in this condition.  Photographs: Dust jacket fronts  Damage to the back of the dust jacket of Vol. I.

NAPOLEONIC UNIFORMS, Volumes III & IV. - $200.00
John R. Elting, Illustrated by Herbert Knotel.  Emperor's Press, Chicago IL (2006).  2 vols., both volumes Fine/Fine, roy. 8vo., First Edition, First Printing, with very numerous fine coloured plates throughout; covers are cream colored cloth with gilt lettering.  Both volumes and their dust jackets are in fine condition. Volumes III and IV describe the Emperor's principle antagonists (Prussia, Russia, Austria, Sweden, Britain), the smaller states (Portuguese, Dutch-Belgians, Black Brunswickers), and the states that served Napoleon (Grand Duchy of Warsaw, Kingdom of Italy, Denmark, Neapolitans and the forces of the Confederation of the Rhine).  Photographs:  Dust jacket fronts


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