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MILITARY LETTER WITH ENGRAVED RÉPUBLIQUE FRANÇAISE VIGNETTE, BOLDLY SIGNED BY NAPOLEON BONAPARTE

NAPOLEON. Letter Signed. Milan, August 11, 1797.

Letter signed by Napoleon, written in a secretarial hand on the vignette-engraved stationary of General Napoleon Bonaparte's Army of Italy, boldly signed "Bonaparte" by Napoleon. A fine piece on Napoleon's beautifully engraved stationery. $8500.

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BOLDLY SIGNED BY NAPOLEON AS FIRST CONSUL

NAPOLEON. Manuscript document signed. Saint Cloud, 14 Vendemiaire an XII [October 7, 1803].

Manuscript document from Napoleon as First Consul of the French Consulate to the Minister of War, Alexandre Berthier, boldly signed by Napoleon, "Bonaparte." On Napoleon's letterhead, with an engraved vignette by B. Roger that reads "Bonaparte 1er Consul de la Republique. Au nom du Peuple Français." $4600.

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A VOYAGE UP THE MEDITERRANEAN, WITH 42 HAND-COLORED AQUATINTS

(MEDITERRANEAN) (MIDEAST) (NAPOLEONIC WARS) WILLYAMS, Cooper. A Voyage up the Mediterranean. London, 1802.

First edition of this "intelligent and useful" narrative of the Mideast, quarto issue, "a finely produced book" with engraved dedication page and 42 splendid finely hand-colored aquatint plates, including a double-page folding map of the Mediterranean with insets and a full-page "Plan of the Battle of the Nile," along with wonderful views of Alexandria, Gibraltar, the Rock of Scylla, Venice and more, attractively bound. $4500.

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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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