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'I Am Minded to Rise. The Clothing, Weapons And Accoutrements Of The Jacobites From 1689 To 1719'

OUT NOW!This book throws new light on the men who fought for the Stuarts in Scotland from the beginning of the Jacobite cause in 1689 to Glenshiel in 1719 by drawing on the work of historians and a wide range of primary sources and therefore presenting...
From: Wars of Louis Quatorze on 25 Mar 2020

The King's Irish John Barratt

This came today and very good it is. The story of the Anglo-Irish foot through their campaigns such as Nantwich and Marston moor. Some great plates by Sean O'Brogain/ Read the bumph here
From: Wars of Louis Quatorze on 23 Mar 2020

More like lions than men

While some military historians of the English Civil Wars continue to focus on the national conflict and major campaigns, and assert that the considerations of counties and regions was little more than a disconnected series of petty local struggles, several...
From: Wars of Louis Quatorze on 5 Mar 2020

The Army of Frederick the Great (Second Edition)

It was a famous army, but it is not always understood. It was praised for introducing a revolution in the art of war and notorious for the brutality of its discipline, but how did this really work? This is a study of the greatest army of its time by the...
From: Wars of Louis Quatorze on 5 Mar 2020

Donald McBane – THE Expert Sword-Man’s Companion: Or the True Art of SELF-DEFENCE

Donald McBane was a Scottish Highlander and one of the most accomplished duelists of the 18th century. During the span of his extraordinary career as a soldier, prize fighter, fencing master, and brothel manager, McBane took part in 16 battles, 15 skirmishes,...
From: Wars of Louis Quatorze on 2 Feb 2020

THE ARMIES AND WARS OF THE SUN KING 1643-1715

published todayVolume 2: The Infantry of Louis XIV256 pages c 208 colour ills incl. Maps, including new colour plates commissioned for the bookhttps://www.helion.co.uk/military-history-books/the-armies-and-wars-of-the-sun-king-1643-1715-volume-2-the-infantry-of-louis-xiv.php
From: Wars of Louis Quatorze on 16 Jan 2020

Coming soon from Helion

I have the first two in this series and they are very good. This looks promising. Out for Salute.
From: Wars of Louis Quatorze on 14 Jan 2020

Forthcoming Osprey campaign

CAM: Malplaquet 1709In 1709, after eight years of war, France was on her knees. Things were so bad that King Louis XIV offered to end the War of Spanish Succession on humiliating terms. The allied powers refused Louis’ offer, believing that one...
From: Wars of Louis Quatorze on 10 Jan 2020

Die Armee Augusts des Starken im Nordischen Krieg

 German text. An Osprey type work with plates etc. I am having a sort out of my books and thought I would offer it here before elsewhere. It's as new condition. £10 free postage. Email Ralphjmitchard@aol.com if you are interested. I'll delete...
From: Wars of Louis Quatorze on 3 Jan 2020

Military book bargains

I have put some books on ebay if you would care to look - go here
From: Wars of Louis Quatorze on 30 Dec 2019

Cromwell's War Machine

I haven't read this but apparently it is good. Not too expensive. Pen and Sword books.
From: Wars of Louis Quatorze on 18 Dec 2019

The Last Crusade: Napoleon and the Knights Hospitaller

This post is a part of our “Faith in Revolution” series, which explores the ways that religious ideologies and communities shaped the revolutionary era. Check out the entire series. By Thomas Lecaque Knights on horseback, charging beneath...
From: Age of Revolutions on 16 Dec 2019

Wars and Soldiers in the Early Reign of Louis XIV: Volume 2: The Imperial Army, 1660-1689

Written and illustrated by Bruno Mugnai. I have to admit to being in awe of Bruno: not only is he a talented artist he is also a very good researcher and author. I was highly impressed by Volume 1 on the United Provinces and this one is equally as good. ...
From: Wars of Louis Quatorze on 13 Dec 2019

Weapons and equipment of the Marlborough wars

Publsihed in 1980. This book isn't really easy to come by - probably why I don't have it but I have read it. Second hand prices are reasonable on Amazon and Ebay.
From: Wars of Louis Quatorze on 31 Oct 2019

The Balloon as a Symbol of the Republic

By Chanelle Reinhardt The “aerostat” (a lighter-than-air aircraft also known as a “balloon”) was a pivotal element of French material culture in times of revolution. It can be counted among the various objects that became...
From: Age of Revolutions on 9 Sep 2019

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