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Henry Houssaye [reliure à l'aigle impérial] - Iéna et la Campagne de 1806, 1814 & 1815 : La Première Restauration. Le retour de l'Ile d'Elbe, etc. - 1905/1914

Henry Houssaye [reliure à l'aigle impérial] - Iéna et la Campagne de 1806, 1814 & 1815 : La Première Restauration. Le retour de l'Ile d'Elbe, etc. - 1905/1914

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Henry Houssaye [reliure à l'aigle impérial] - Iéna et la Campagne de 1806, 1814 & 1815 : La Première Restauration. Le retour de l'Ile d'Elbe, etc. - 1905/1914
History, Illustrated, Militaria, War history, Napoleon I, 1st Empire - Quantity: 5 - Book

Very beautiful set linked to the imperial eagle from this series of 5 titles published by the historian Henry Houssaye (1848-1911) relating to the history of Napoleon Bonaparte from Jena and the Campaign of 1806 until the "white terror" .

Binding in marbled half-calf, spine with 4 Greek-decorated nerves, imperial eagle on the spine, gilded head, covers preserved. In cardboard box. - Bindings in very good condition, case blunt at the corners (tears). Fresh interiors, very rare rednesses.

Book illustrated with two portraits of the author in frontispiece and 6 maps filled in at the end of the volumes.

An interesting copy because each volume is generally sold separately. Nice series in uniform binding, with the imperial eagle.

Henry houssaye

Jena and the Campaign of 1806 // 1814 // 1815: The First Restoration. The return from the Island of Elba. The Hundred Days // 1815 Waterloo // 1815 The Second Abdication. The White Terror. [5 volumes]

Paris, Perrin & Cie Academic Bookstore, 1905-1914

in-8, 19 x 12 cm; 1 portrait, lxiii-274 pp. 2 cards + viii-653 pp. 1 map + ii-642 + 512 pp. 3 cards + 1 portrait, 604 pp.

Lot details
Object
Book
Number of Books
5
Subject
History, Illustrated, Militaria, Napoleon I, 1st Empire, War history
Author/ Illustrator
Henry Houssaye [reliure à l'aigle impérial]
Book Title
Iéna et la Campagne de 1806, 1814 & 1815 : La Première Restauration. Le retour de l'Ile d'Elbe, etc.
Condition
Very good
Publication year oldest item
1905
Publication year youngest item
1914
Edition
Different editions
Language
French
Original language
Yes
Number of pages
653
Dimensions
19×12 cm
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