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Collection of 11 titles relating to the Napoleonic Wars.
[various locations and publishers:] , 1814-15. 11 works in 2 volumes, octavo (197 x 120 mm). Contemporary red quarter roan, smooth spines gilt lettered direct and divided by paired gilt fillets, red morocco-grain paper sides, pinkish French Shell marbled endpapers.Bindings rubbed and a little worn at extremities, general foxing and some pale dampstaining at head of a number of leaves in one of the volumes, otherwise very good. Interesting contemporary assemblage of eleven short works largely published in the year of Waterloo, concerning principally the War of the Seventh Coalition, better known as the Hundred Days. Volume I: GIRAUD, P.-F.-F.-J. Campagne de Paris, en 1814, précédéé d'un coup-d'oeil sur celle de 1813. Paris: A Eymery, 1815. Seventh edition. MICHAUD. Histoire des quinze semaines, de le dernier règne de Bonaparte. Paris: Longchamps, 1815. Twentieth edition. TARDIEU, Ambroise. Relation anglaise de la bataille de Waterloo, ou Mont Saint-Jean. Paris: Tardieu (and 5 others).Second edition. Folding hand-coloured engraved plate of La Haye Sainte. DURDENT, R. S. Histoire critique du sénat-conservateur. Paris: Alexis Eymery, 1815. Fine folding hand-coloured map showing the theatre of operations and dispositions at Waterloo; and another plain folding map of the campaign of 1814. Volume II: CARNOT. Mémoire addressé au roi, en juillet 1814. Brussels: chez tous les Libraires, 1814. CARNOT. Exposé de la conduite politique de M. le lieutenant-général Carnot, depuisle 1er juillet 1814. Paris: Mme Ve Courcier,1815. Third edition. LÉOPOLD de MASSACRE (pseud.). Du … [Click Below for Full Description]
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