1836 Rare book set bound by Morrel ~ History of the NAPOLEON Expedition to Russia + MAP.
Author: De Segur, General Count Philip.
Title: History of the Expedition to Russia, undertaken by the Emperor Napoleon in the Year 1812, In Two Volumes.
Publisher: London, Printed for Thomas Tegg and Son, 1836. 7th Edition.
Language: Text in English.
Size : 6 "X 4 ".
Pages: xvi-350, x-373 pages.
Binding: Attractive and very good half calf leather binding finely bound by Morrell Binder(hinges fine, overall slightly worn and scuffed - as shown, upper edges gilt) under a protective removable mylar cover. A beautiful set!
Content: Very good content (bright and tight, some light foxing and staining - as shown, name of a previous owner on the last blank).
Illustrations: Complete with the 2 frontispiece portraits and the scarce folding map.
The Book: Beautiful edition in a wonderful binding of the History of the Expedition to Russia, undertaken by the Emperor Napoleon in the Year 1812.
The Author: Philippe-Paul, comte de Segur (4 November 1780 in Paris – 25 February 1873) was a French general and a historian. As aGeneral of brigade he took part in the Russian campaign of 1812, and in the campaigns of 1813 and 1814 he repeatedly distinguished himself, notably at Hanau (October 1813), and in a brilliant affair at Reims (March 1814). He remained in the army at the Restoration, but, having accepted a command from Napoleon during the Hundred Days, he was retired until 1818, and took no further active part in affairs until the July Revolution of 1830.
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1836 Rare book set bound by Morrel ~ History of the NAPOLEON Expedition to Russia + MAP. Price List