© 2019 by The Emperors Library.  Proudly created with Wix.com

A collection of 100 titles on the British Colonial experience in China, Canada and New Zealand

The books are all in PDF format and come on a USB stick
Delivery is post free world wide.
The books are;



Bush Fighting Illustrated by Remarkable Actions and Incidents of the Maori

Camp fire yarns of the lost legion

Incidents of the Maori War - New Zealand in 1860-61

Memorials of Sergeant William Marjouram, Royal Artillery NZ

Narrative of the late war in New Zealand

New Zealand and the war

New Zealand settlers and soldiers; or The war in Taranaki - being incidents in the life of a settler

Sketch of the New Zealand war

Some home truths re the Maori war 1863 to 1869

The defenders of New Zealand + A Maori History of the war

The Last Maori War in New Zealand Under the Self-reliant Policy

The New Zealand wars, 1845-64 - vol.1

The war in New Zealand

With the lost legion in New Zealand


A soldier's life, being the personal reminiscences of Edwin G. Rundle

Experiences of the Halifax Battalion in the North-West

Gunner Jingo's jubilee

Historical record of the Governor-General's body guard, and its standing orders

History of the Fenian raid on Fort Erie with an account of the Battle of Ridgeway

In the days of the Red River rebellion. Life and adventure in the far west of Canada (1868-1872)

official diary of Lieut.-Co. Irvine

Official report of Gen. John O'Neill, president of the Fenian Brotherhood; on the attempt to invade Canada, May 25th, 1870

Reminiscences of a bungle

Reminiscences of the North-west rebellions, with a record of the raising of Her Majesty's 100th regiment in Canada

Reminiscences of the Red River Rebellion of 1869

Report of Lieutenant-Colonel W.H. Jackson

Report upon the suppression of the rebellion in the North-West Territories

Soldiering in Canada; recollections and experiences

The history of the North-west rebellion of 1885

The making of the Canadian West, being the reminiscences of an eye-witness

The Medical and surgical history of the Canadian North-West Rebellion of 1885 - hospital staff corps

The Queen's Own Rifles of Canada

The Red River expedition

The Riel rebellion, 1885

The Royal Grenadiers a regimental history of the 10th Infantry Regiment

The Soudan campaign (with riel rebellion)

Troublous times in Canada; a history of the Fenian raids of 1866 and 1870

Correspondence relative to the recent expedition to the Red River Settlement with journal of operations


A Digest of the despatches on China with a connecting narrative and comments – 1840

Chinese account of the Opium war

Correspondence Relating to China

Events in the Taeping Rebellion

General Gordon's private diary of his exploits in China

Incidents in the China war of 1860, from the private journals of General Sir Hope Grant

Mandalay to Momien A narrative of the two expeditions to western China of 1868 and 1875, under Col E B Sladen and Col H Browne

Narrative of the Earl of Elgin's mission to China and Japan in the years 1857, '58, '59

Narrative of the expedition to China, from the commencement of the war to its termination in 1842 vol.1

Narrative of the North China campaign of 1860

Narrative of the war with China in 1860

Personal narrative of occurrences during Lord Elgin's second embassy to China, 1860

The British arms in North China and Japan - Peking 1860; Kagosima 1862

The Chinese and Their Rebellions

The Chinese war an account of all the operations of the British forces

The Closing Events of the Campaign in China 1843

The ever-victorious Army, A History of the Chinese Campaign Under Lt. Col. C. G. Gordon

The History of the Ti-Ping Revolution

The life of Sir Halliday Macartney, KCMG, commander of Li Hung Chang's trained force in the Taeping rebellion

The story of China and her neighbors

The Taeping Rebellion in China its origins, progress, and present condition

The Taeping rebellion in China

Two years in China. Narrative of the Chinese expedition, from its formation in April, 1840, to the treaty of peace in August, 1842


A diary of the siege of the legations in Peking - during the summer of 1900

A Marine Tells It to You

A thousand miles of miracle in China a personal record of God's delivering power from the hands of the imperial Boxers of Shan-si

Across the Desert of Gobi a narrative of an escape during the Boxer uprising, June to Sept., 1900

Behind the scenes in Peking

Beleaguered in Peking - the Boxer's war against the foreigner

China and the Allies vol.1

China and the Allies vol.2

China and the powers - a narrative of the outbreak of 1900

China in convulsion vol.1

China in convulsion vol.2

Correspondence respecting the insurrectionary movement in China

Diary of the siege of the Peking legations. June to August, 1900

From Portsmouth to Peking via Ladysmith with a naval brigade

From Tientsin to Peking with the allied forces

Indiscreet letters from Peking, 1900

Mary Porter Gamewell and her story of the siege in Peking

Military Order of the Dragon

On Active Service with the Chinese Regiment

Ordered to China; letters of Wilbur J. Chamberlin

Siege days - personal experiences of American women and children during the Peking siege

Story of the siege hospital in Peking, and diary of events from May to August, 1900

The Boxer rebellion - a political and diplomatic review

The Boxer Rising - a history of the Boxer trouble in China

The commission of H.M.S. Terrible, 1898-1902

The fighting in North China up to the fall of Tientsin city

The Heart of Pekin - Bishop Favier's Diary of the Siege, May-August, 1900

The land of the boxers, or, China under the allies

The last days of Pekin

The siege in Peking - China against the world

The siege of the Peking legations, being the diary of the Rev. Roland Allen - With maps and plans

The siege of the Peking legations

The story of the Chinese crisis

The war of the civilisations, being the record of a foreign devil's experiences with the allies in China

The world's navies in the Boxer rebellion (China 1900)

Two heroes of Cathay

Under the old flag - recollections of military operations in the Boxer Rebellion - Gen.Wilson US Army

US Reports on military operations in China (1901)

World-crisis in China, 1900. A short account of the outbreak of the war with the Boxers, and ensuing foreign complications

Colonial Era - China, Canada and New Zealand