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Battle of Waterloo Books (including Ligny and Quatre Bras)

Postby Mark » July 1st, 2014, 7:02 pm

If you know of any good books on the Battle of Waterloo and/or the Hundred Days campaign please post details below.

Adkin, Mark, The Waterloo Companion: The Complete Guide to History’s Most Famous Land Battle, Aurum Press, 2001.

An Eyewitness, The Journal of the Three Days of the Battle of Waterloo: An Account of the Campaign of 1815 from Within the French Army , Reprint, Leonaur, 2010.

Barbero, Alessandro, The Battle: A New History of the Battle of Waterloo, Atlantic Books, 2006.

Black, Jeremy, Waterloo: The Battle That Brought Down Napoleon, Icon Books, 2011.

Buttery, David, Waterloo Battlefield Guide, Pen & Sword, 2013.

Chandler, David, Waterloo: The Hundred Days, Osprey, 1998.

Clayton, Tim, Waterloo: Four Days that Changed Europe’s Destiny, Little, Brown, 2014.

Cornwell, Bernard, Waterloo: The History of Four Days, Three Armies and Three Battles, William Collins, 2014.

Corrigan, Gordon, Waterloo: A New History of the Battle and its Armies, Atlantic Books, 2014.

Field, Andrew, Prelude to Waterloo Quatre Bras: The French Perspective, Pen & Sword, 2014.

Field, Andrew, Waterloo: The French Perspective, Pen & Sword, 2012.

Fletcher, Ian, A desperate Business, Spellmount, 2001.

Franklin, John, Waterloo (1): Quatre Bras, Osprey, 2014.

Franklin, John, Waterloo (2): Ligny, Osprey, 2014.

Franklin, John, Waterloo: Hanoverian Correspondence, 1815 Ltd, 2010.

Franklin, John, Waterloo: Netherlands Correspondence, 1815 Ltd, 2010.

Fremont-Barnes, Gregory, Battle Story: Waterloo 1815, The History Press, 2012.

Fremont-Barnes, Gregory, Waterloo: Britain’s Day of Destiny, The History Press, 2014.

Glover, Gareth, Waterloo: Myth and Reality, Pen & Sword, 2014.

Glover, Gareth, The Waterloo Archive: British Sources Vol I, Frontline Books, 2010.

Glover, Gareth, The Waterloo Archive: German Sources Vol II, Frontline Books, 2010.

Glover, Gareth, The Waterloo Archive: British Sources Vol III, Frontline Books, 2011.

Glover, Gareth, The Waterloo Archive: British Sources Vol VI, Frontline Books, 2012.

Glover, Gareth, The Waterloo Archive: German Sources Vol V, Frontline Books, 2013.

Hamilton-Williams, David, Waterloo New Perspectives: The Great Battle Reappraised, Caxton Editions, 2000.

Haythornthwaite, Philip J., The Waterloo Armies: Men, Organization and Tactics, Pen & Sword, 2007.

Haythornthwaite, Philip J., Waterloo Men: The Experience of Battle 16 - 18 June 1815, Crowood, 1999.

Hofschroer, Peter, Waterloo 1815: Quatre Bras and Ligny , Leo Cooper, 2005.

Hofschroer, Peter, Waterloo 1815: Wavre, Plancenoit and the Race to Paris, Leo Cooper, 2006.

Howarth, David, Waterloo: A Near Run Thing, Phoenix, 2003.

Kershaw, Robert, 24 Hours at Waterloo: 18 June 1815, WH Allen, 2014.

Lachouque, Henry, Waterloo, Purnell Book Services, 1975.

Lipscombe, Nick, Waterloo: The Decisive Victory, Osprey, 2014.

Logie, Jacques, Waterloo: The 1815 Campaign, Spellmount, 2003.

Mercer, Cavalie et al, Waterloo 1815: Captain Mercer's Journal, Reprint, Pen & Sword, 2010.

Mudford, William, An Historical History of the Battle of Waterloo, Reprint, Ken Trotman, 2009.

Muilwijk, Erwin, Vol 1: 1815 From mobilisation to war, Sovereign House Books, 2012.

Muilwijk, Erwin, Vol 2: Quatre Bras, Perponcher's gamble, Sovereign House Books, 2013.

Muilwijk, Erwin, Vol 3: Standing firm at Waterloo, Sovereign House Books, 2014.

Nofi, Albert A., The Waterloo Campaign: June 1815, Da Capo Press, 1998.

O’Keeffe, Paul, Waterloo: The Aftermath, Bodley Head, 2014.

Roberts, Andrew, Waterloo: Napoleon’s Last Gamble, Harper Perennial, 2011.

Robinson, Mike, The Battle of Quatre Bras 1815, The History Press, 2010.

Sale, Nigel, The Lie at the Heart of Waterloo: The Battle’s Last Hidden Half Hour, The History Press, 2014.

Simms, Brendan, The Longest Afternoon: The 400 Men Who Decided the Battle of Waterloo, Allen Lane, 2014.

Uffindell, Andrew, Waterloo Commanders: Napoleon, Wellington and Blucher, Pen & Sword, 2007.

Wootten, Geoffrey, Waterloo, 1815: The Birth of Modern Europe, Osprey, 1992.
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Re: Battle of Waterloo Books (including Ligny and Quatre Bra

Postby OXFORDMON » July 1st, 2014, 7:25 pm

Logie, Jacques, Waterloo: The 1815 Campaign, Spellmount, 2003.
Fletcher, Ian, A desperate Business, Spellmount, 2001.
Lachouque, Henry, Waterloo, Purnell Book Services, 1975.
Haythornthwaite, Philip J., Waterloo Men: The Experience of Battle 16 - 18 June 1815, Crowood, 1999.
Mudford, William, An Historical History of the Battle of Waterloo, Reprint, Ken Trotman, 2009.
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Re: Battle of Waterloo Books (including Ligny and Quatre Bra

Postby Mark » July 2nd, 2014, 7:36 am

Thanks, Andy! I will add your suggestions to the master list above.

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Re: Battle of Waterloo Books (including Ligny and Quatre Bra

Postby Dominique T. » July 2nd, 2014, 11:55 am

Some other useful books :

- de Meulenaere, Philippe, Bibliographie analytique des Témoignages Oculaires imprimés de la Campagne de Waterloo, Editions historiques Teissèdre, Paris, 2004.

This is a unique bibliography of testimonies about the battle.

- An, The Waterloo Medal Roll, compiled from the Muster Rolls, The Naval and Military Press, 1992.

- Winand Aerts, Waterloo, Opérations de l'Armée prussienne du Bas-Rhin pendant la campagne de Belgique en 1815, depuis la bataille de Ligny jusqu'à l'entrée en France des troupes prussiennes, Bruxelles, 1908.

- Alain Arcq, (ill. P. Courcelle), Les Quatre-Bras, le second prélude à Waterloo, dans la collection "Les batailles oubliées", Historic'One Editions, 2005.

- Alain Arcq, Pierre Couvreur, Pierre d'Harville, Firoud Dib, Michel Lefebvre, (ill. F. Vincent), Ligny, 16 juin 1815, La dernière victoire de l'Empereur, dans la collection "Les batailles oubliées", Historic'One Editions, 2006.

- Alain Arcq, Les Guides du Bicentenaire, Fleurus 15 au 17 juin 1815, Bataille de Ligny-sous-Fleurus, Historic'One Editions, 2011.

- Alain Arcq, Les Guides du Bicentenaire, Genappe 15 au 19 juin 1815, Bataille des Quatre-Bras, Historic'One Editions, 2011

- Barral, Georges, Itinéraire illustré de l'épopée de Waterloo, guide historique et militaire du champ de bataille, avec les diagrammes de l'auteur et 60 dessins originaux d'Adolphe Hamesse. Flammarion, Paris, 1896.

- Alain CHAPPET - Roger MARTIN - Alain PIGEARD, Le Guide Napoléon - 4000 lieux pour revivre l'épopée, Bibliothèque Napoléonienne, Tallandier, 2005.

- Dalton, Charles, The Waterloo Roll Call, with biographical notes and anecdotes, Eyre and Spottiswoode, London, 1904.
- Yann Deniau et Yves Moerman, 1815 - Napoléon en Campagne, Jourdan éditeur, 2008.

- Peter Hofschröer, Waterloo 1815 - Quatre-Bras & Ligny, Pen & Sword, 2006.

- Peter Hofschröer, Waterloo 1815 - Wavre, Plancenoit & the race to Paris, Pen & Sword, 2006.

- André Sevrin et Alain Arcq, Route Napoléon 1815 (ouvrage collectif coordonné par), Edition Unité de projet "Route Napoléon 1815", s.d..

- G. Speeckaert et I. Baecker, Les 135 vestiges et monuments commémoratifs des combats de 1815 en Belgique, Waterloo, relais de l'histoire, 1990.
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Re: Battle of Waterloo Books (including Ligny and Quatre Bra

Postby Mark » July 2nd, 2014, 11:58 am

Thanks, Dominique! Some fantastic suggestions there.

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Re: Battle of Waterloo Books (including Ligny and Quatre Bra

Postby Dominique T. » July 2nd, 2014, 1:00 pm

You are welcome.

But I can't put the whole list of the Waterloo book I have, It would be too long.
One precious addition I must mention.

Les Carnets de la Campagne de 1815
http://belle-alliance.be/boutique/categ ... e-de-1815/

01.Hougoumont
02.Le chemin d'Ohain
03.La Haie-Sainte
04.La Papelotte
05.Les Vertes Bornes
06. Plancenoit 1815
07.La Belle Alliance 1
08.La Belle Alliance 2
09. La Belle Alliance 3
10. Le Caillou
11. Genappe 1815
12. Charleroi 1815
13. Quatre-Bras (1)
Written by the greatest Belgian specialists on the subject. Illustrations by Patrice Courcelle.
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Re: Battle of Waterloo Books (including Ligny and Quatre Bra

Postby Mark » July 17th, 2014, 11:40 am

Just a reminder that if you have any book suggestions please do post details below.

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Re: Battle of Waterloo Books (including Ligny and Quatre Bra

Postby Gemmahistory » September 24th, 2014, 9:59 am

New Osprey series by John Franklin:

Waterloo 1815 (1) Quatre Bras: http://www.amazon.co.uk/Waterloo-1815-1 ... y_b_text_y

Waterloo 1815 (2) Ligny: http://www.amazon.co.uk/Waterloo-1815-2 ... y_b_text_y

Waterloo 1815 (3) Mont St Jean and Wavre: http://www.amazon.co.uk/Waterloo-1815-3 ... y_b_text_z

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Re: Battle of Waterloo Books (including Ligny and Quatre Bra

Postby Josh&Historyland » September 24th, 2014, 11:41 am

Hibbert, Christopher Waterloo. Wordsworth 1998.

Pericoli, Ugo, Glover, Michael, Longford, lady Elizabeth: 1815: The Armies at Waterloo. Publisher: Seeley Service & Co Ltd 1973.

Pawley Ronald. Wellington's Belgian Allies 1815, Osprey 2001

Bonaparte, Napoleon. The Waterloo Campaign. The Folio Society 1957.

Weller, Jac. Wellington at Waterloo. 1998.

Glieg, Rev R. The story of the Battle of Waterloo. 1861.


I'll add more as they come to mind.

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Re: Battle of Waterloo Books (including Ligny and Quatre Bra

Postby OXFORDMON » September 24th, 2014, 4:25 pm

Thanks Josh.

Others forthcoming:

Brown, Colin 'The Scum of the Earth': What Happened to the Real British Heroes of Waterloo? The History Press (4 May 2015)

Peter Snow, Dan Snow, & National Army Museum Battle of Waterloo Experience Andre Deutsch (May 5, 2015)

Alan Forrest Waterloo: Great Battles Series Oxford University Press (April 1, 2015)
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