King of Rome: A Biography of Napoleon's Tragic Son
(c.1960, 1959)·New York
by Castelot, Andre (translated from the French by Robert Baldick)
New York: Harper & Brothers. Near Fine in Near Fine dj. (c.1960, 1959). 1st (U.S.) edition. Hardcover. [lovely copy, tight and clean with just the slightest bit of shelfwear to bottom edge; jacket shows very light wear along top edge]. (B&W plates) Biography of Napoleon's son by Marie Louise, oldest daughter of the Emperor of Austria, whose birth was the cause for great celebration in Paris. However: "When the boy was three years old Napoleon again went off to war. But the tide was turning, and Marie Louise took the child and hurried home to Vienna. He never saw his father or France again." . (Inventory #: 14568)
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