[Item #4985] Waterloo. Bernard Cornwell.
Waterloo
Waterloo
Waterloo
Waterloo

Waterloo

London, England: William Collins, 2014. First Edition. Hardcover. Cornwell, known for his novels: “The Last Kingdom”, “Sharpe’s Eagle”, and “The Winter King” delivers an unparalleled telling of the battle of Waterloo. His fast-paced, kinetic, raw style of prose gives Cornwell’s retelling of Waterloo a visceral brutality, and immerses the reader in all the chaotic nightmare that is battle, along with beautiful historic portraits of Waterloo. Whether you’re a history buff, or just like great writing and exciting storytelling, “Waterloo” is a must have. Cornwell’s historical epic was lauded and acclaimed by critics upon release, and widely considered one of his best works among his readers. Hardcover in unclipped dust-jacket: First Edition, with no reference to other editions at copyright page; Fourth Printing as indicated by number sequence thereon. From the collection of George V. Buehler (1933-2020), who was a prominent real estate developer & collector in Massachusetts & Arizona. We found & have retained, between blank rear endpaper & paste-down, printed-out documentation relating to Buehler's purchase of this item during 2015, folded at center and in extremely fine condition. Book in very fine condition, slightest shelf-wear to fine edges, otherwise nearly pristine. Dust jacket also in near fine condition, with the slightest shelf-wear to fine edges, and very slight smudging on face. “The Guard dies but does not surrender.” General Pierre Cambronne, at the battle of Waterloo, June 18, 1815. Very Fine / Very Fine. [Item #4985]

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