The Campaigns of Napoleon Buonaparte, Embracing the Events of His Unexampled Military Career, from the Siege of Toulon to the Battle of Waterloo, also, the Period from His Abdication of the Throne, to His Final Imprisonment and Death, on the Rock of St. Helena. Previous to which an Account of the French Revolution. Compiled from Distinguished Authors.
by An American.
x, 422, x pp. 12mo. Full leather, gilt titles & decorations. Frontispiece, woodcut illustrations in text. A history of late 18th and early 19th century France focusing on the military and political career of Napoleon Bonaparte, who became Emperor Napoleon I following the French Revolution. He was a skilled military commander whose tactics are still studied, and the Napoleonic Code he created is used by the governments of numerous countries. This volume, originally published in 1834, was reprinted the year Napoleon's remains were returned to Paris, an event named 'retour des cendres' ('return of the ashes'). This was attended by millions, and recorded in Victor Hugo's poetry collection Les Rayons et les Ombres (Beams and Shadows), which was printed the same year.
Keywords: HISTORY EUROPEAN FRANCE MILITARY BIOGRAPHY NAPOLEON BONAPARTE FRENCH REVOLUTION WATERLOO BATTLE
Boards rubbed and dried, foxed throughout. Boston: Charles Gaylord, 1840. Reprint. Good/No Jacket.
(Inventory #: 2178739)
Literature, American & Military History, General Antiquarian
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