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LAS CASES Count Emmanuel de. Memorial of Saint...

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LAS CASES Count Emmanuel de. Memorial of Saint Helena. Followed by Napoleon in exile by MM. O'Meara and Antommarchi and the history of the translation of the mortal remains of the Emperor Napoleon to the Invalides. Paris, E. Bourdin, 1842; 2 strong small vol. in-4, old green morocco bindings, gilt framing and arms on the boards, spines with four nerves decorated with gilt motifs, gilt interior decoration, gilt heads, cases (René Kieffer). The first and most beautiful edition of the Mémorial, profusely illustrated in the first edition by Charlet with 500 woodcut vignettes in the text and 27 out-of-text, THESE LAST ISSUED ON CHINESE PAPER. Copy free of foxing in FRIENDLY EMPIRE GREEN MARQUIN BINDINGS WITH THE EMPEROR'S EMBLEM AND ARMS.