Years of Victory: 1802-1812.
The center of Sir Arthur Bryant's trilogy of the Napoleonic Wars (between The Years of Endurance and The Age of Elegance) in the first illustrated edition. Maps inside the covers, plus plenty of color and b&w period illustrations. Substantial index. Noted for writing highly readable, entertaining histories, the author explains how all levels of society participated in the war effort. From farms to industry, from villagers to soldiers, to the famous leaders already familiar to us. Book has been read. Jacket is a little tattered. Book Club Associates, London. 1967 (7th printing of the original 1944 publication, first illustrated). USED. $4.00