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That'll be $186.25 or £122.33p please!

To our European friends: 144.04 Euros

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So it's nearly double the price of what you would pay in Russia?

I'll think about it!

Mind you! They have got Rousselot's tome for sale at 79.95 Euros. I picked mine up for £40 including postage, which is the equivalent of 47.30 Euros. So that book would have cost me £67.67; a whopping extra £27.63p Plus an extra £10.00 postage, had I brought it from Zinnfiguren

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Just a little steep for now...

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Have any of you read the Age of Napoleon by Christopher Herold? I just started it seems good so far.
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Excellent study, as are all of Herold's books.

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Just to let you Know.

I received the latest Gareth Glover Waterloo Archives volume V: German Sources yesterday morning. I have had a quick perusal and I can tell you that I have got to page 41, and so far the accounts have been very good. the colour plates have been well selected with pictures of The Duke of Brunswick leading a cavalry charge. The Death of the Duke of Brunswick, General Chasse leading the attack on the Imperial Guard, The wounding of the Prince of Orange and Sortie at La Haye Sainte by Knotel.

there is also a snippet from the panorama painting showing a Nassau square being attacked by Cuirassiers. And last but not least, uniform plates by Von Scriba and also those well known Uniform Plates by Bernhard Schwertfeger. Those of you who have Beamish's History of the Kings German Legion will know what plates I mean.

When I have gotten round to reading the whole book I will give a more detailed appraisal. But at the moment, so-far so-good.

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Thanks for the heads-up Paul. I'm collecting the series also.

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I have also pe-ordered John Franklins tomes on the Prussians and French that are coming out late this year. I haven't brought any of Erwin Muilwijk's tomes as I think his price for the books with coloured illustrations are rather steep and publishing a black and white alternative afaik, is to buy a substandard version.

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New book on the horizon...

WELLINGTON'S GUNS
The Untold Story of Wellington and his Artillery in the Peninsula and at Waterloo


About this book:

Dismissive, conservative and aloof, Wellington treated his artillery with disdain during the Napoleonic Wars – despite their growing influence on the field of battle. Wellington's Guns exposes, for the very first time, the often stormy relationship between Wellington and his artillery, how the reluctance to modernize the British artillery corps threatened to derail the British push for victory and how Wellington’s views on the command and appointment structure within the artillery opened up damaging rifts between him and his men.

At a time when artillery was undergoing revolutionary changes – from the use of mountain guns during the Pyrenees campaign in the Peninsular, the innovative execution of 'danger-close’ missions to clear the woods of Hougomont at Waterloo, to the introduction of creeping barrages and Congreve's rockets – Wellington seemed to remain distrustful of a force that played a significant role in shaping tactics and changing the course of the war.

Using extensive research and first-hand accounts, Colonel Nick Lipscombe reveals that despite Wellington’s brilliance as a field commander, his abrupt and uncompromising leadership style, particularly towards his artillery commanders, shaped the Napoleonic Wars, and how despite this, the ever-evolving technology and tactics ensured that the extensive use of artillery became one of the hallmarks of a modern army.

http://www.ospreypublishing.com/stor..._9781780961149
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I have also pe-ordered John Franklins tomes on the Prussians and French that are coming out late this year. I haven't brought any of Erwin Muilwijk's tomes as I think his price for the books with coloured illustrations are rather steep and publishing a black and white alternative afaik, is to buy a substandard version.

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Do you have the titles for those, Paul?

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If you mean John Franklin's, These are the titles that are 'due for release on the 18th December 2013' ???

Waterloo Prussian Correspondence: v.1: Letters and Reports from Printed Sources.
http://www.waterstones.com/waterston...a+v-1/9598823/
Waterloo French Correspondence: v.1: Letters and Reports from Printed Sources.
http://www.waterstones.com/waterston...a+v-1/9598705/

You should know about Erwin Muilwijk's Quatre Bras 'Perponcher's gamble' as he is punting it out over on TMP.

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New book on the horizon...

WELLINGTON'S GUNS
The Untold Story of Wellington and his Artillery in the Peninsula and at Waterloo


About this book:

Dismissive, conservative and aloof, Wellington treated his artillery with disdain during the Napoleonic Wars – despite their growing influence on the field of battle. Wellington's Guns exposes, for the very first time, the often stormy relationship between Wellington and his artillery, how the reluctance to modernize the British artillery corps threatened to derail the British push for victory and how Wellington’s views on the command and appointment structure within the artillery opened up damaging rifts between him and his men.

At a time when artillery was undergoing revolutionary changes – from the use of mountain guns during the Pyrenees campaign in the Peninsular, the innovative execution of 'danger-close’ missions to clear the woods of Hougomont at Waterloo, to the introduction of creeping barrages and Congreve's rockets – Wellington seemed to remain distrustful of a force that played a significant role in shaping tactics and changing the course of the war.

Using extensive research and first-hand accounts, Colonel Nick Lipscombe reveals that despite Wellington’s brilliance as a field commander, his abrupt and uncompromising leadership style, particularly towards his artillery commanders, shaped the Napoleonic Wars, and how despite this, the ever-evolving technology and tactics ensured that the extensive use of artillery became one of the hallmarks of a modern army.

http://www.ospreypublishing.com/stor..._9781780961149
You will be happy to know that I shall be getting a copy of that tome too. due to be delivered on the 23rd of August

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