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EDWARD ORME’S DRAMATIC COLLECTION OF 40 SUPERB HAND-COLORED AQUATINTS ILLUSTRATING EVENTS OF THE NAPOLEONIC WARS

(NAPOLEON) ORME, Edward, editor. Historic, Military and Naval Anecdotes of Personal Valor. London, circa 1835.

First edition, second issue, of this vivid visual documentation of notable British victories, with 40 beautifully hand-colored aquatints, including extraordinary views of the Battle of Waterloo, Napoleon’s Russian campaign and the Battle of Trafalgar. Attractively bound. $7800.

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SIGNED BY NAPOLEON

NAPOLEON. Document signed. Paris, 1798.

Desirable 1798 manuscript document written in a secretarial hand pertaining to Napoleon's Egypt campaign and the resignation of the Commission Du Mobilier National, boldly signed as "Bonaparte" and with a few words in French by Napoleon. $7000.

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THREE CLASSIC NAPOLEONIC SOURCES: HAZLITT, BOURRIENNE AND JUNOT

HAZLITT, William. Life of Napoleon. London, circa 1905. Together, seventeen volumes.

Limited “Imperial Edition de Luxe,” number 398 of 1000 sets, with hand-colored frontispiece engravings and numerous copperplate engraved portraits throughout. $6000.

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SLOANE’S ILLUSTRATED LIFE OF NAPOLEON, HANDSOMELY BOUND

SLOANE, William Milligan. Life of Napoleon Bonaparte. New York, 1906. Four volumes.

Early edition of Sloane’s monumental account of Napoleon’s personal and military life, with over 300 illustrations, portraits and maps, many in color. $3000.

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“THE WORLD IS FULL OF HIS GLORY, HIS DEEDS AND HIS MONUMENTS”

(NAPOLEON) LAS CASES, Count De. Memorial de Sainte Helene. London, 1823. Eight volumes.

First edition in English of Las Cases’ memoir of his time with the exiled Napoleon, illustrated with four engraved plates (folding floor plan of Napoleon’s Longwood residence, view of his birthplace in Corsica, folding map of St. Helena and map of the Italian Campaign), handsomely bound by Samuel Tout. $2700.

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WITH THREE AQUATINT VIEWS

(NAPOLEON) [HOOK, Thomas E.]. Facts, Illustrative of the Treatment of Napoleon Buonaparte in Saint Helena. London, 1819.

First edition of this firsthand account of Napoleon's living conditions and treatment while exiled at Saint Helena—published during Napoleon's lifetime—illustrated with three hand-colored aquatint views of buildings on the island by J. Clark. $1650.

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WITH 15 HAND-COLORED PORTRAITS OF THE WOMEN OF NAPOLEON'S COURT AND EMPIRE

(NAPOLEON) GOODRICH, Frank B. The Court of Napoleon. New York, 1857.

First edition, with lithographed extra title page, frontispiece, and 14 lovely lithographed portraits by Jules Champagne—all finely hand-colored—of the most prominent women in Napoleon's court, in handsome publisher's blind-tooled morocco. $1500.

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“FRENCHMEN! I AM STILL YOUR EMPEROR”

(NAPOLEON) CLARKE, Hewson. History of the War. London, 1817.

First edition of this illustrated history of the final years of the Napoleonic wars, from the establishment of Louis XVIII on the throne of France through Waterloo, with hand-colored map of the Battle of Waterloo and 16 engraved views and portraits, in handsome morocco-gilt. $1250.

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PUBLISHER’S PROSPECTUS FOR THE 1820 SECOND EDITION OF THE MAGNIFICENT NAPOLEON-COMMISSIONED DESCRIPTION DE LÉGYPTE, WITH SUBSCRIBER’S SIGNATURE

(ANCIENT EGYPT) (NAPOLEON) COMMISSION DES SCIENCES ET ARTS D’EGYPTE. Description de l'Egypte [Prospectus for the Second Edition]. Paris, 1820.

Scarce original publisher’s prospectus for the 1820 second edition of the first comprehensive illustrated survey of ancient and modern Egypt, dated by hand 29 Avril 1820 and signed by the subscriber. $850.

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