Does anyone know where this can be brought for an affordable price. I've seen it for sale £250 which is way to much. Any help would be appreciated https://www.napoleon-series.org/reviews/military/c_davout.html
You could try Interlibrary Loaning the book through your local library and Xeroxing it. A few US libraries own it. Only the British Library is listed in the UK as owning it in WorldCat, but you could still check with your local library, they might have different info.
Geraint, try this link: https://www.militaryhistorypress.com/
Remember @Geraint Thatcher , there is a big difference between speaking and reading. There is also a difference between conversational or academic literary French and the kind of ‘military speak’ we are after. We have to wait until a conference or a podcast before we expose our pronunciation to ridicule. It’s amazing how far you can get with a combination of Google Translate and a good dictionary. Beware though, I recall Fred MacAulay’s “Führer of the sausage people” address to the haggis translation! Remember the (probably false) meme ascribed to President George W Bush “The problem with the French is they don’t have a word for entrepreneur”. Many of our accepted militarisms have migrated from French, from rendezvous to reconnaissance. My advice is give it a go. Just don’t try to book a room or order dinner with what you learn!
You can download and then print out the pdf - best investment in the long run, learning French.
You can find it in the original French here:
Opérations de 3e Corps, 1806-1807: Rapport Du Maréchal Davout, Duc d'Auerstaedt (French Edition): Anonymous: 9780270224924: Amazon.com: Books
Opérations de 3e corps, 1806-1807: rapport du Maréchal Davout, duc d'Auerstaedt : Louis Nicolas Davout : Free Download, Borrow, and Streaming : Internet Archive
The book on Amazon is $29.95
The book you're looking for is selling on Amazon US for 255.00:
Napoleon's Apogee: Pascal Bressonnet's Tactical Studies 1806 - Saalfeld, Jena and Auerstadt: Bowden, Scott (trans).: 9780982270349: Amazon.com: Books
If I remember correctly, that was just about the original price when it was first published. I have a copy and it is definitely worth the money.