M. De Norvins - Histoire de Napoléon - 1834

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M. De Norvins - Histoire de Napoléon - 1834
Autobiography, History, Illustrated, Reference works, War history - Quantity: 4 - Book

Superb edition; Famous work on Napoleon, written by a contemporary nobleman who knew and admired him, in which he shows his great fascination for the figure and work of the emperor in this brilliant 25 years period that begins with the Battle of Montenotte and ends with the cruel agony of Santa Helena.
It was published in Spanish in 1827.

M. De Norvins - Histoire de Napoléon - 1834

XVI-384 pp. + 416 pp. + 430 pp. + 375 pp.

The bindings are in very good condition, books in their green half leather (discoloured to brown), top of the spine of the 1st volume is torn on 2 cm, some light rubbing on the bindings, smooth spines with title and volume number labels, central compartments adorned with an Imperial Eagle surrounded by floral volutes, marbled edges.

Good condition inside, scattered foxing and irregularities in the paper that don’t affect reading the book, charming tipped-in engravings, portraits in frontispiece, 6 fold-out maps and 50 plates of portraits, maps and views.

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Lot details
Object
Book
Number of Books
4
Subject
Autobiography, History, Illustrated, Reference works, War history
Author/ Illustrator
M. De Norvins
Book Title
Histoire de Napoléon
Condition
Good
Publication year oldest item
1834
Edition
Illustrated Edition
Language
French
Original language
Yes
Publisher
Furne
Binding/ Material
Hardback
Number of pages
1621
Dimensions
208×129 mm
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