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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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SLOANE’S ILLUSTRATED LIFE OF NAPOLEON, HANDSOMELY BOUND

(NAPOLEON) SLOANE, William Milligan. Life of Napoleon Bonaparte. New York, 1896. Four volumes.

First edition of Sloane’s monumental account of Napoleon’s personal and military life, with over 300 illustrations, portraits and maps, many in color. $5200.

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"IN THE WHOLE CONDUCT OF BUONAPARTE WE HAVE HITHERTO SEEN NOTHING BUT BREACH OF FAITH, DUPLICITY, AND CONTEMPT OF ALL MORAL AND RELIGIOUS PRINCIPLE"

(NAPOLEON). Atrocities of the Corsican Demon. WITH: Anecdotes… WITH: Analysis… London, 1803, 1818, 1821. Three volumes.

First editions of three anonymous works critical of Napoleon, very handsomely bound in full morocco-gilt by Hatchards. $2800.

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“AN IMMENSE SENSATION”

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

First edition in English of Las Casas’ famed eight-volume history of Napoleon, with three engraved folding maps (of the Italian Campaign, the Russian Campaign, and island of Saint Helena), a view of Napoleon’s birthplace and a folding plan of Longwood. $2700.

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A SATIRICAL LIFE OF NAPOLEON WITHHAND-COLORED ILLUSTRATIONS BY CRUIKSHANK

(NAPOLEON) (CRUIKSHANK, George, illustrator) COMBE, William. The Life of Napoleon… With Thirty Engravings. London, 1817.

Second edition, with 29 full-page hand-colored engraved plates and hand-colored engraved title page, all by Cruikshank—one of his earliest works. Finely bound in full morocco-gilt by Riviere & Son. $2300.

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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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GENERAL SEGUR’S CONTROVERSIAL HISTORY OF NAPOLEON’S EXPEDITION TO RUSSIA

SEGUR, Count Philip de. History of the Expedition to Russia. London, 1825.

First edition in English of Segur's controversial account of Napoleon's ill-fated expedition to Russia, illustrated with frontispiece portrait of Napoleon in Volume I, engraved folding map showing the French Army's route from Paris to Moscow and six lithographed plates. An uncut copy, nicely bound. $1500.

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CAPTIVITY OF NAPOLEON, HANDSOMELY BOUND

(NAPOLEON) FORSYTH, William. History of the Captivity of Napoleon. London, 1853. Three volumes.

First edition of this defense of Napoleon’s jailor, Sir Hudson Lowe, regarding Napoleon’s medical treatment and death while in exile on St. Helena. With frontispiece illustration in each volume and large folding map of the island as it was in 1816. $1500.

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"HAVING WITNESSED NAPOLEON'S LAST MOMENTS… I OWE IT TO THE WORLD TO RELATE WHAT I HAVE SEEN"

(NAPOLEON) ANTOMMARCHI, F. The Last Days of Napoleon. London, 1825. Two volumes.

First edition of Napoleon's physician's intimate portrait of the imprisoned ruler's final years, uncut in original boards, in a nice full morocco box by Riviere & Son. The copy of renowned collector Frank C. Deering, with his morocco-gilt bookplate. $1100.

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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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"SON, BROTHER, FRIEND, HUSBAND, FATHER; AND THE PUBLIC MAN, THE MAN OF ACTION": NAPOLEON, IN HIS OWN WORDS

(NAPOLEON) PROD'HOMME, J.-G., editor. Napoleon: Collection des Plus Belles Pages. Paris, 1938.

First edition of this collection of Napoleon's "most beautiful pages," taken from his letters, speeches, proclamations, orders and other messages both private and public, handsomely bound. $750.

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"VALUABLE DEPICTIONS OF 19TH-CENTURY SEAFARING LIFE"

(NAPOLEON) RUNCIMAN, Walter. Drake, Nelson and Napoleon. London, 1919.

First edition of this collection of essays tracing the evolution of naval life, strategy and combat from Drake through Nelson and his arch-rival Napoleon, handsomely bound by Monastery Hill of Chicago. $550.

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