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2005_047_1528 copy.pdf
Cover is worn with a faded gold seal. Title page is torn and and discolored in the lower right corner. Illustrated.

2005_047_1554 copy.pdf
Part of the Les Grandes Etudes Historiques Series. The book looks to be in good condition.

2005_047_1433 copy.pdf
Nineteenth edition. First of two volumes. Includes the sections La Genese du Consulat, Brumaire, and La Constitution de L'An VIII. Quarter brown morocco. 

2005_047_1367_5 copy.pdf
Le Regime Moderne: Volume 1. Tenth edition. This volume gives an overview of France during the modern regime under Napoleon Bonaparte, how the new state emerged, and the function of the government.

2005_047_1323_1 copy.pdf
Second edition. Three volumes. Inscription is from the author's daughter, Albertine, reading, 'Mr. de Salaberry de la part de Mad. De Stael'. An owner's bookplate is found in each volume in the publisher's boards. Stael finished this book under…

2005_047_1322 copy.pdf
Corrected and revised preface by M. Sainte Beuve in 1841. Blue cloth, morocco label. This is the breakout novel of Madame Stael, narrated through letters. Napoleon exiled the author for her book's reflection on women's rights.

Title page contains a drawing entitled, 'La retraite de Moscou' (The Retreat of Moscow). Contains Edith Wharton's bookplate. This is General de Segur's memoir of Napoleon's invasion of Russia. Many passages are marked or underlined. 12mo.

Second edition. Preface by Henry Houssaye. Bound in “quarter blue morocco” (Ramsden).

2005_047_1234 copy.pdf
The book is a biography about Murat, who was an admiral during Napoleon's time. On the inside of the cover there are two of Wharton's bookplates. Bound in gray cloth with a morocco label.

"A Drama of the Napoleonic Wars, in Three Parts, Nineteen Acts, & One Hundred and Thirty Scenes"

Part 1 (of 3)
2nd Issue

This drama is a closet drama, intended not for stage but for a single person to read aloud. It follows the years of the…

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