Wootten, Geoffrey. General editor, David G. Chandler.
Title WATERLOO 1815: BIRTH OF MODERN EUROPE. OSPREY MILITARY CAMPAIGN SERIES 15.
Publisher (Osprey, London, 1996), reprint.
Seller ID 14042
96 pp, large 8vo (9 3/4" H), soft cover. Profusely illustrated in color and b&w with reproductions, maps, battle plans, uniform studies. "Waterloo holds a special place among the great battles of history. The climax and decisive conclusion of more than twenty years of war, it was indeed a close-run affair, matching two of the world's greatest generals - Napoleon and Wellington. This volume covers the entire campaign including the battles of Quatre Bras, Ligny and Wavre..." "The Osprey Campaign Series presents concise, authoritative accounts of the great conflicts of history. Each volume begins with an assessment of each commander's campaign stragegy, then recounts the progress of the fighting, blow-by-blow. More t han 90 illustrations, including maps, charts and colour plates accompany the text, and a series of three-dimensional battle maps mark the critical stages of the campaign. Each volume concludes with a brief guide to the battlefield today, and detailed notes for wargamers." Interior - very faint cigarettre odor, otherwise clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - very minor soiling to bottom of textblock, light yellowing to edges of textblock, minor edge wear, wrinkles on bottom 2" of s pine . VG