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Memoirs of Napoleon Bonaparte. To Which are Now First Added, an Account of the Important Events of the Hundred Days, of Napoleon's Surrender to the English, and of His Residence and Death at St. Helena , with Anecdotes and Illustrative Notes by M. De Bourrienne ( Napoleon's Private Secretary ) - Hardcover - Second  British Edition - 1836 - from Dale Steffey Books (SKU: 007881)

Memoirs of Napoleon Bonaparte. To Which are Now First Added, an Account of the Important Events of the Hundred Days, of Napoleon's Surrender to the English, and of His Residence and Death at St. Helena , with Anecdotes and Illustrative Notes

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Memoirs of Napoleon Bonaparte. To Which are Now First Added, an Account of the Important Events of the Hundred Days, of Napoleon's Surrender to the English, and of His Residence and Death at St. Helena , with Anecdotes and Illustrative Notes

by M. De Bourrienne ( Napoleon's Private Secretary )

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  • Hardcover
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London: Richard Bentley, 1836. Second and preferred edition, with many additions and illustrations, four volumes finely bound in full grey polished calf, the backs sumptuously tooled in floral gilt decorations with red morocco labels lettered in gilt, silk markers, armorial bookplates of John W. Thomas front paste downs. Near Fine, very light rubbing at raised bands. Fold-out map in Vol. I is Fine. A quite handsome set, well suited for a gift. . Second British Edition. Full Calf. Near Fine/No Jacket, As Issued. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

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Bookseller
Dale Steffey Books US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
007881
Title
Memoirs of Napoleon Bonaparte. To Which are Now First Added, an Account of the Important Events of the Hundred Days, of Napoleon's Surrender to the English, and of His Residence and Death at St. Helena , with Anecdotes and Illustrative Notes
Author
M. De Bourrienne ( Napoleon's Private Secretary )
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Near Fine
Jacket condition
No Jacket, As Issued
Edition
Second British Edition
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Richard Bentley
Place of Publication
London
Date published
1836
Bookseller catalogs
World History; Fine Bindings; Nineteenth Century;
Size
8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall
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jacket
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calf
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fine
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gilt
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rubbing
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