Skip to main content


    General Cavalié Mercer. Journal of the Waterloo Campaign Kept Throughout the Campaign of 1815 by the Late General Cavalié Mercer Commander of the Ninth Brigade Royal Artillery, in Two Volumes. Edinburgh and London: William Blackwood and Sons, 1870.
    First edition. Two octavo volumes. 369; 347 pages.

    Blue cloth with gilt illustration on front board and gilt lettering at spine. Moderate wear to spine ends; spine faded. Board edges and corners show moderate bumping and rubbing. Front board of Vol. I is water stained. Pages 97 through 128 of Vol. I have been replaced. Binding is tight and sound on both volumes; both inscribed on the half title: "Sir H.B. Ingilby, Bart. from Sir W.B. Ingilby, K.C.B., Lieut. General, R.A. 10 July 1870." W.B. Ingilby served with Lawson's Brigade at the Battle of Guilford Courthouse during the Civil War. This complete account of the Waterloo Campaign was taken from the journals of General Alexander Cavalié Mercer who died in 1868; they were then edited by his son Cavalié Alexander Mercer. An important association copy in very good condition.

    Fees, Shipping, and Handling Description: Books & Catalogs (view shipping information)

    Sales Tax information  |  Terms and Conditions

    Bidding Guidelines and Bid Increments

    Glossary of Terms

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    February, 2008
    21st-22nd Thursday-Friday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 0
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 239

    Buyer's Premium per Lot:
    19.5% of the successful bid (minimum $9) per lot.

    Sold for: Sign-in or Join (free & quick)

    Heritage membership

    Join Now - It's Free

    1. Past Auction Values (prices, photos, full descriptions, etc.)
    2. Bid online
    3. Free Collector newsletter
    4. Want List with instant e-mail notifications
    5. Reduced auction commissions when you resell your
    Consign now
    • Cash Advances
    • More Bidders
    • Trusted Experts
    • Over 200,000 Satisfied Consignors Since 1976
    Consign to the 2018 August 18 Americana & Political - Dallas.

    Learn about consigning with us

    Heritage has gone above and beyond my expectations in handling all of my transactions in a thoroughly professional manner. I would not hesitate to recommend them to anyone worldwide for the exemplary auction and valuation services they provide.
    Richard H.,
    Corsicana, TX
    View More Testimonials receives more traffic than any other auction house website. (Source:

    Video tutorial

    Getting the most out of search

    Recent auctions

    2018 March 17 Western Americana & Texana Grand Format Auction - Dallas
    2018 March 17 Western Americana & Texana Grand Format Auction - Dallas
    REALIZED SO FAR $326,146