By Philippe Gonnard
London   William Heinemann
8.5" by 6" xv, 267pp.
First edition of this account of exiled Napoleon in a sumptuous Riviere signed binding.
By Philippe Gonnard

1909 The Exile of St Helena: The Last Phase in Fact and Fiction

London   William Heinemann
8.5" by 6" xv, 267pp.
First edition of this account of exiled Napoleon in a sumptuous Riviere signed binding.
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First Edition, Illustrated, Leather Binding, Rebound, Signed Binding

The first English edition of this work. A study of Napoleonic legend and its origins, from Napoleon's own accounts and interpretation of events during his exile in St Helena. A scarce work. From the French of Philippe Gonnard.

With illustrations. 

Condition

Rebound in hald calf binding over cloth covered boards signed Riviere & Son, with marbled endpapers and gilt to top edge. Externally smart with minor shelf wear only, back strip faded, rubbed and lightly scuffed to extremities. Internally, firmly bound. Minor spotting to first and last few leaves, pages otherwise generally bright and clean.

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