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Napoleon

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Napoleon and His Women Friends, Aretz, Gertrude
1 Aretz, Gertrude Napoleon and His Women Friends
London George Allen and Unwin 1927 First Edition Cloth Good No Jacket 8vo - over 7 
Gilt title on red cloth boards which have some fading but no wear. Internally there is slight foxing to endpapers else clean and unmarked. Contemporary bookplate to front pastedown. 370 pages. Portrait of Napoleon's mother to frontispiece and 15 other portraits. Translated from the German by Eden and Cedar Paul. Very interesting biography with particularly fine illustrations. Includes Madame Tallien, Empress Josephine, Hortense Beauharnais, Giuseppini Grassini, Mademoiselle George, Grand, Duchess Louise of Weimar, Queen Louise of Prussia, Empress Marie Louise, Pauline Bonaparte, Countess Kielmansegg, Madame De Stael. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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The Life of Napoleon The Third, Forbes, Archibald
2 Forbes, Archibald The Life of Napoleon The Third
London Chatto & Windus 1898 Cloth Very Good TEG No Jacket 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Gilt crest to front and gilt title to spine on blue cloth boards which are clean and unmarked with no discernible wear. Internally there is a neat contemporary signature and date else clean and unmarked with dark blue coloured endpapers, top edge gilt and fore and lower edges uncut. Photogravure of Napoleon the Third on thick paper to frontispiece tissue guarded and 36 other portraits.Publisher's catalogue bound in at end. Press opinions bound in at front. This is the second edition. A very bright and clean copy. **** A HEAVY VOLUME OF 0.9 KILO UNPACKED WEIGHT WHICH WILL REQUIRE ADDITIONAL SHIPPING COST **** **** NOT EX LIB **** 
Price: 12.00 GBP
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Warfare in the Age of Bonaparte, Glover, Michael
3 Glover, Michael Warfare in the Age of Bonaparte
London Cassell 1980 030430722X / 9780304307227 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
A Very Good+ unmarked copy with complete dustjacket which has some fading and one small closed tear to back. From 1792 to 1815 Europe was wracked by a series of wars, first against revolutionary France and then the expansionist empire of Napoleon Bonaparte. The book deals with the way in which the armies and navies fought, how they were commanded, how they were supplied (or not) with food and ammunition, and how they communicated with each other. Major battles together with the twin sea battles of Algeciras are taken as the detailed examples. Specially commissioned maps and artwork and over 130 colour and black and white illustrations. **** NOT BOOK CLUB **** PLEASE NOTE: A HEAVY VOLUME OF 0.9 KILO UNPACKED WEIGHT WHICH WILL REQUIRE ADDITIONAL SHIPPING COST 
Price: 8.00 GBP
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Bonaparte In Egypt, Herold, J. Christopher
4 Herold, J. Christopher Bonaparte In Egypt
London Hamish Hamilton 1962 First Edition Cloth Very Good Poor 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Gold title on red cloth boards which are unmarked with no wear but with small fading to head and tail of spine. Internally very clean and unmarked. xii + 424 pages. 19 Illustrations and 4 maps. Pictorial end papers of the battle of the pyramids. Dustjacket has pieces missing at front and to spine head and tail. PLEASE NOTE: A HEAVY VOLUME OF 0.83 KILO UNPACKED WEIGHT WHICH MAY REQUIRE ADDITIONAL SHIPPING COST 
Price: 7.00 GBP
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Jovial King  -  Napoleon's Youngest Brother, Kircheisen, F. M.
5 Kircheisen, F. M. Jovial King - Napoleon's Youngest Brother
London Elkin Mathews & Marrot 1932 First Edition Cloth Good No Jacket 8vo - over 7 
Gilt title and owl motif on blue cloth boards. Spine age darkened but boards are clean with just a touch of wear to spine head and tail. Internally clean and unmarked with a little foxing to some early pages. Overall a Good + copy. Translated by H. J. Stenning. 244pages. Portrait of King Jerome to frontispiece and 15 other portraits. The king in the title is Jerome, Napoleon's profligate younger brother, who was given the newly created Kingdom of Westphalia. He fought at Waterloo. 
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Life of Napoleon Buonaparte, Lockhart, John Gibson
6 Lockhart, John Gibson Life of Napoleon Buonaparte
Edinburgh W.P. Nimmo, Hay and Mitchell 1894 Hard Cover Good No Jacket 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall 
Gilt title with ornate coloured decoration on grey cloth boards which have light wear and some minor marks. Internally there is age dakening to endpapers, a repair to front hinge, a neat contemporary name to head of contents page, a line in the margin of one page, and just the odd occasional small marks, else a clean tight copy. Good+. 316 pages. Illustration frontispiece. Revised and abridged from the larger work 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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The Letters of Napoleon to Marie-Louise, Ronciere, Charles De La  (Editor)
7 Ronciere, Charles De La (Editor) The Letters of Napoleon to Marie-Louise
London Hutchinson 1935 First Edition Cloth Very Good No Jacket 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Gilt title on green cloth boards which are very clean and unmarked with no wear. Internally very clean and unmarked VG+. With a commentary by Charles De La Ronciere Chief Custodian Bibliotheque Nationale of France and an introduction by Philip Guedalla. Frontispiece portrait of The Empress Marie-Louise and 30 other portraits and illustrations. These are the 318 letters previously unpublished and unknown which came up for auction in December 1934 and acquired for France. Very interesting illustrations and insights not referenced in earlier biographies. 
Price: 7.00 GBP
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