Napoleon at St. Helena, Vol. I & II (of 2)

By: O'Meara, Barry Edward

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Vol. I 367 pp + xciv, 2 color plates + woodcut + plan of Longwood. Frontis cameo is missing. Vol. II, 397 pp + Napoleonic Calendar 16 pp + Napoleonic Roll of Hnour 17 pp, color frontis, 2 color plates, 2 woodcuts. O'Meara was Napoleon's surgeon at St. Helena and one of his greatest admirers and he defied the Admiralty in publishing this biography who wished to suppress anything positive about the Emperor. Includes a wonderful excoriating attack on Sir Hudson Lowe, governor of St. Helena during Napoleon's exile. The book caused a sensation when first printed. Blue cloth covers, blindstamped, with gilt Napoleonic device on covers and on spine. Spines chipped and loosened at hinges. Half title and tissue guard detached from Vol. I, frontis missing, many pages in both volumes uncut. Hinges splitting. Corners rubbed. Book plate of William Alexander Nash. HEAVY; Large 8vo

Title: Napoleon at St. Helena, Vol. I & II (of 2)

Author Name: O'Meara, Barry Edward

Categories: Biography,

Publisher: New York, Scribner and Welford: 1889

Binding: Cloth

Book Condition: Fair with no dust jacket

Seller ID: 000434

Keywords: Biography Emperor Napoleon Bonaparte French Empire,