Unseen Waterloo: The Conflict Revisited, the book, is published to coincide with the exhibition at Somerset House.
The book has a first print run of 1815 copies plus 200 numbered Artist's editions. It was officially launched at Somerset House on 18th June 2015, the 200th anniversary of the battle.
It is a large photo book measuring approximately 370 x 290mm with around 240 pages.
The book includes three texts; A preface by Sam Faulkner, the artist; A historical essay by writer Nicholas Foulkes; and an essay about the art inspired by Waterloo by art historian Satish Padiyar.
The Unseen Waterloo Book is available in 3 exclusive and limited editions.
The 1815 Edition
Limited to a print run of just 1815 copies, the 1815 Edition is beautifully finished in blue cloth with a silver map of the order of battle debossed on the cover. The 1815 edition is £50.
Presented in a bespoke slip case and individually numbered and signed by the photographer, the Artist's Edition is limited to 200 copies. It is a true collector's book. The launch price for the Artist's Edition is £200 and will increase as the edition sells out.
The Thin Red Line Edition
If you would like to order or find out more about either the Artist's Edition or the Thin Red Line edition please email firstname.lastname@example.org
The books will also be available at the Rizzoli Book Shop at Somerset House.
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Hand bound in the same fabric worn by the British Redcoats at the Battle of Waterloo. Still manufactured by Hainsworth in Yorkshire this fabric is the origin of the "Thin Red Line" and is part of their Waterloo Collection. The cover design of the battlefield of Waterloo is embroidered in silver thread.
The book comes presented in a bespoke solander box also made of Hainsworth.
The Thin Red Line Edition is hand bound and will be limited to just 25 copies. Ten copies have already been allocated. The launch price for the Thin Red Line Edition is £1000.