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NAPOLEON RESPONDS TO THE REQUEST OF AN OLD SOLDIER: BOLDLY SIGNED 1798 DOCUMENT, HANDSOMELY FRAMED ALONG WITH AN AUTOGRAPH REQUEST SIGNED BY JOSEPHINE

(NAPOLEON). Document signed. Bastier, August 8, 1798.

Manuscript document boldly endorsed "Bonaparte," authorizing the extension of a veteran's salary until his pension begins, splendidly matted and framed together with an autograph letter signed by Josephine and hand-colored engraved portraits of Napoleon and Josephine. $17,500.

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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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“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. $3800.

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HAZLITT’S LIFE OF NAPOLEON, RICHLY EXTRA-ILLUSTRATED

(NAPOLEON) HAZLITT, William. The Life of Napoleon Bonaparte. Paris and Boston, 1895. Six volumes.

Limited "Edition de Grand Luxe" of Hazlitt's important biography of Napoleon, number 213 of 500 sets produced, with 39 engraved portraits and scenes—this set richly extra-illustrated with 157 additional plates, in six volumes handsomely bound by Bayntun. $3100.

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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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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.

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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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“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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