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  • In Russia
    http://kordegardia.ru/products-page/...#1072;н/

    In Germany
    www.zinnfigur.com

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    • Originally posted by vladimir Pantin View Post
      Thanks very much.

      Sincerely,
      M
      We are not now that strength which in old days
      Moved earth and heaven; that which we are we are; One equal temper of heroic hearts
      Made weak by time and fate but strong in will
      To strive to seek to find and not to yield.

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

        To our European friends: 144.04 Euros

        Paul
        ‘Tis said his form is tiny, yet
        All human ills he can subdue,
        Or with a bauble or medal
        Can win mans heart for you;
        And many a blessing know to stew
        To make a megloamaniac bright;
        Give honour to the dainty Corse,
        The Pixie is a little shite.

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        • To our European friends:


          Vladimir

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          • Originally posted by vladimir Pantin View Post
            To our European friends:


            Vladimir
            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

            Paul
            Last edited by Dibble201Bty; 15 May 13, 10:34.
            ‘Tis said his form is tiny, yet
            All human ills he can subdue,
            Or with a bauble or medal
            Can win mans heart for you;
            And many a blessing know to stew
            To make a megloamaniac bright;
            Give honour to the dainty Corse,
            The Pixie is a little shite.

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            • Just a little steep for now...

              Sincerely,
              M
              We are not now that strength which in old days
              Moved earth and heaven; that which we are we are; One equal temper of heroic hearts
              Made weak by time and fate but strong in will
              To strive to seek to find and not to yield.

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              • Have any of you read the Age of Napoleon by Christopher Herold? I just started it seems good so far.
                "Facts are stubborn things; and whatever may be our wishes, our inclinations, or the dictates of our passion, they cannot alter the state of facts and evidence."
                John Adams, 1770

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                • Excellent study, as are all of Herold's books.

                  Sincerely,
                  M
                  We are not now that strength which in old days
                  Moved earth and heaven; that which we are we are; One equal temper of heroic hearts
                  Made weak by time and fate but strong in will
                  To strive to seek to find and not to yield.

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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.

                    Paul
                    ‘Tis said his form is tiny, yet
                    All human ills he can subdue,
                    Or with a bauble or medal
                    Can win mans heart for you;
                    And many a blessing know to stew
                    To make a megloamaniac bright;
                    Give honour to the dainty Corse,
                    The Pixie is a little shite.

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

                      Sincerely,
                      M
                      We are not now that strength which in old days
                      Moved earth and heaven; that which we are we are; One equal temper of heroic hearts
                      Made weak by time and fate but strong in will
                      To strive to seek to find and not to yield.

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                      • Originally posted by Massena View Post
                        Thanks for the heads-up Paul. I'm collecting the series also.

                        Sincerely,
                        M
                        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.

                        Paul
                        ‘Tis said his form is tiny, yet
                        All human ills he can subdue,
                        Or with a bauble or medal
                        Can win mans heart for you;
                        And many a blessing know to stew
                        To make a megloamaniac bright;
                        Give honour to the dainty Corse,
                        The Pixie is a little shite.

                        Comment


                        • 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
                          My avatar: Center of the Cross of the Légion d'honneur (Legion of Honour) of the First French Empire (Napoleonic Era), 3rd type (awarded between 1806-1808). My Légion d'honneur. :-)

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                          • Originally posted by Dibble201Bty View Post
                            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.

                            Paul
                            Do you have the titles for those, Paul?

                            Sincerely,
                            M
                            We are not now that strength which in old days
                            Moved earth and heaven; that which we are we are; One equal temper of heroic hearts
                            Made weak by time and fate but strong in will
                            To strive to seek to find and not to yield.

                            Comment


                            • Originally posted by Massena View Post
                              Do you have the titles for those, Paul?

                              Sincerely,
                              M
                              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.

                              Paul
                              Last edited by Dibble201Bty; 25 May 13, 22:22.
                              ‘Tis said his form is tiny, yet
                              All human ills he can subdue,
                              Or with a bauble or medal
                              Can win mans heart for you;
                              And many a blessing know to stew
                              To make a megloamaniac bright;
                              Give honour to the dainty Corse,
                              The Pixie is a little shite.

                              Comment


                              • Originally posted by Zouave View Post
                                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

                                Paul
                                ‘Tis said his form is tiny, yet
                                All human ills he can subdue,
                                Or with a bauble or medal
                                Can win mans heart for you;
                                And many a blessing know to stew
                                To make a megloamaniac bright;
                                Give honour to the dainty Corse,
                                The Pixie is a little shite.

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