Very slight shelf-rubbing to cover edges, else both volumes are tight near FINE or better copies with bright gold titling on spines & strong hinges. Memoirs of a soldier who started as a volunteer in the Republican Army in 1799, served in the war with Prussia, The Peninsular War, a cavalry leader in the invasion of Russia & later during The Hundred Days at Waterloo, where he was again wounded. After exile, he returned to France in 1819 & held important military positions. After the July revolution he was made maréchal-de-camp & in this rank he was present at the siege of Antwerp in 1832. He was promoted to lieutenant-general in 1836, serving in various Algerian expeditions between 1835 - 1840, then in 1845 became a member of the Chamber of Peers. His detailed record of the Napoleonic campaigns has never been surpassed. An exceptional condition set, illustrated with a few plates & maps. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: THE MEMOIRS OF BARON DE MARBOT (2 volume set...
Publication Date: 1892
Binding: Hard Cover
Book Condition: As New
Edition: First Edition.
Book Description Pickle Partners Publishing, 2011. Octavo; VG-/no-DJ paperback; 2 Volume set; Purple, red & white spine with black text; Covers have slight shelfwear, otherwise clean; Textblocks have light shelfwear, otherwise clean; pp 466, only Volume II is numbered. Rockville. Bookseller Inventory # 7-410-1275233
Book Description Greenhill Pr, Lon., 1989. Hardcover. Book Condition: Near Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. Reprint. two-volume set. Bookseller Inventory # 027914
Book Description LONGMANS, GREEN & C0, 1892. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. No Jacket. 2nd Edition. TWO VOLUMES, SOLID & CLEAN, NO MARKINGS. WITH PORTRAIT & MAPS. MISSING MAP ON PAGE 161, O/W, COMPLETE. VOLUME 1 HAS A FRONTIS OF THE GENERAL WITH TISSUE GUARD.BOTH VOLUMES HAVE EX LIBRIS BOOK LABELS ON FRONT PASTEDOWN, LABEL ON VOL ONE IS TORN AND THE ffep is torn. CONSIDERED THE MOST COMPLETE AND ACCURATE RECORD OF THE NAPOLEONIC CAMPAIGNS. OVERSIZE FOR SHIPPING, PLEASE CONTACT SELLER BEFORE PLACING ORDER TO GET AN ACCURATE COST OF SHIPPING. FURTHER SCANS ON REQUEST, THANKS. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 008825