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MEMOIRE ADRESSE A MONSIEUR LE PREFET DU DEPARTEMENT DU GARD LE 7 MAI 1816

by Bompard, Chevalier (Jean Baptiste Francois)

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Nismes 1819 first edition. chez Gaude. Hardcover. Thin square octavo. 33p. Half red cloth with red and cream colored decorated boards. Mounted leather spine (only half remains). "Du Chevalier Bompard , ancien chef de division des armees navales, chevalier de l'ordre royal el militaire de Saint-Louis, et officier de celui de la Legion d'honneur, domicilie a Bagnos, adresse a Monsieur le Prefet...contre une partie des Habitans de ladite ville, qui, dans la nuit du 13 au 14 aout 1815, ont pille sa maison contigue a l'hotel-de-ville...des meubles on ete brules...et egorger sa fille... . J B F Bompard lived 1758 - 1841. Near Good, several very old taped tears; bookplates; label of bookseller Raymond Clavreuil of Paris. Blue marbled end papers (hinges not cracked.) Very Scarce. .
  • Bookseller: Xerxesbooks US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: a96573
  • Title: MEMOIRE ADRESSE A MONSIEUR LE PREFET DU DEPARTEMENT DU GARD LE 7 MAI 1816
  • Author: Bompard, Chevalier (Jean Baptiste Francois)
  • Book condition: Used
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Keywords: french revolution buonaparte bonaparte history

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