Pen & Sword’s Napoleonic publishing caters for Napoleonic enthusiasts and for newcomers to this fascinating era of military history.

The range is wide, from campaign histories, biographies and memoirs to studies of battles and battlefield guides. Reissues of classic works of Napoleonic literature feature in the list, but it also includes outstanding, sometimes controversial new scholarship.

Readers who are keen to broaden their understanding of the Napoleonic Wars will gain a critical insight through the variety of books we publish on the subject.

Battle of Waterloo Nelson & Trafalgar Peninsular War

As seen on White Horse News

White Horse News

Waterloo: Myth and Reality is a solid contribution to the literature, and, in addition, a book that can be enjoyed for its own sake. Gareth Glover and Pen & Sword alike are to be congratulated.

Charles Esdaile, British Journal of Military History

As seen in the Blackpool Gazette.

Blackpool Gazette

If you are a military history enthusiast and whether you have a profound or passing interest in the Napoleonic Era, you will find this book a valuable addition to your library. The book features a collection of paintings from famous artists like Detaille, Meissonier, Vernet, Lady Butler, Hillingford… depicting Napoleon on campaign. ... I would recommend this book to anyone interested in the Napoleonic era whether a modeler, general historian or art enthusiast.

Great Models

A clear, incisive and detailed analysis of the campaign of 1814 that compliments the earlier,, landmark histories of Houssaye and Petre. Uffindell's clear, descriptive and interesting account combines an overview of the campaign (well-supported by quotes and some superb maps) with a broad analysis of the impact of key factors, such as weather, terrain and sociopolitical considerations, on the actions of the participants.