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4 books in english, mainly concerning captivity in Saint Helena

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1) LIFE OF NAPOLEON.
Memoirs of the public and private life of Napoleon bonaparte with copious historical illustrations and original anecdotes from Ms of count Labedoyere
interspered with extracts of MV arnault, count Rapp, Montholon, Las Case, Gourgaud, Segur...etc.
Preceded by an interesting analysis of the french revolution. Published by George Virtue, 26 , Ivy lane London.
Nice book, 1052 pages, leather covered, first cover almost detached from book, need to be rstored...Could be worth, old edition.

2) (Recollections of) Napoleon at Saint Helena by Mrs Abell
During the first three years of his captivity on the island of Saint Helena.... (Mrs Abell is late Miss Elizabeth Balcombe)
London John Murray, Albemarle street 1844. 13 X 20 cm. Printed by G Woodfall and S. angel Court, Skinner street London.
Nice old edition. Hard cover partly in red leather, gold titles.
252 pages, very good condition, 2 black and white prints.

3)Cockburn: Napoleon last voyage
Author was officer on Northumberland and transfered Napoleon from England to Saint Helena.
He wrote about this event in his diary, published after his death by his son
Extract from a diary of rear admiral
SIR GEORGE COKBURN
with particular reference to GEN NAPOLEON BUONAPARTE (au passage notons cette volonté ridicule d'appeler l'Empereur général et avec un nom "recorcisé")
on passage from England to Saint Helena, in 1815
on board of H.M.S. Northumberland.
Published 1888 by Simpkin, Marshall and co. London.
96 pages, excellent condition. 13 X 18 cm
Ex libris from a swedish collector Gösta Kron

4) Napoleon.
The last phase.
Lord Rosebery
London Artur Humphreys 1900
262 pages, 175 X 235 mm, très bon état, cuir, dorure au fer....

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