FIRST EDITION IN ENGLISH OF DUCHESS D’ABRANTE’S MEMOIRS OF NAPOLEON
(NAPOLEON) D'ABRANTES, Duchess (JUNOT, Madame Laure). Memoirs of Napoleon. London, 1836. Two volumes.
First edition in English of this sarcastic and slanderous portrayal of Napoleon, with 16 full-page engraved portraits, most by William Read, handsomely bound by Root & Son. $1750.