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Memoirs of general bertrand grand marshal of the palace. january to may 1821. deciphered and annotated by paul fleuriot de langle. translated by frances hume. with half-tone frontispiece.

Item Description

8vo. 8.75 x 5.75 inches. xxvii + [i] + 292 pp. Bound in original black cloth, gilt, in price clipped Dust wrapper, which has a sunned spine with chips at head and tail. A little wear to extremities and light spotting of fore edge, with top edge slightly browned. Pictorial bookplate. Illustrated by portrait frontispiece. First hand account of the last months of Napoleon Bonaparte on St. Helena, by General Comte Bertrand (1773-1844). A veteran of seven battles, he served as the Emperor's aide de camp from the time of the Battle of Austerlitz. He was given the title, Comte in 1808 and, Grand Marshal of the Palace, 1813. Edited by the French historian, Paul Fleuriot de Langle (1897-1968) and translated from the French of Cahiers de Sainte-Helene.

[Stock No. 27097]


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