1815: The Roads to Waterloo (Gregor Dallas) lands on the shelves of my shop, where it will be found in my Military History shelves. priced at £6.50! Call in and get 40% OFF that price when you mention this post…
London: Richard Cohen Books, 1996, (First Edition) Hardback in dust wrapper.
Contains: Chronological tables; Black & white drawings; Maps; Appendices ;
From the cover: The seventeen months from April 1814 to August 1815 were an extraordinary period in European indeed, in world history; a period which saw two sieges of Paris, a complete revision of Europes political frontiers, an international Congress set up in Vienna, civil war in Italy and international war in Belgium.
Gregor Dallas tells the story of these days through the perspectives of three very different European cities: the great metropolis of London, post-revolutionary Paris and baroque Vienna. The writing is almost cinematic in its power to evoke and bring to life the Europe of Tolstoy: the ebb and flow of power, of armies and of people…
Very Good in Very Good Dust Wrapper.
Navy Blue boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. [XV] 544 pages. Index. Bibliography. 9½” x 6¼”.