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The Memoirs of Baron De Marbot Late Lieutenant-general in the French Army. In Two volumes.

De Marbot, Marcellin. Butler, Arthur John (translator).

Published by Longmans, Green and Co, London, 1892
Condition: Good Hardcover
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Maroon cloth. First English edition. 452, plus 32 pp of ads; 472 pp. With frontis portraits and small maps throughout, as well as three fold out maps. First published in French in 1891, these memoirs provide a firsthand account of Baron Marcellin De Marbot, serving in the French Army against Prussia and Russia in 1806-07, during the Peninsular War and again against Russia in 1812, earning distinction for his leadership. After Napoleon he served in campaigns in Algiers. He was also remembered in Napoleon's will, perhaps for his comments in his early pamphlets that Napoleon viewed favorably. GOOD condition. Moderate fading and uneven darkening to the covers. Light rippling to the cloth along the front hinge of volume 1. Some soiling, minor scuffing and edgewear. Interiors solid with toning to the paper. Interior hinges cracked and beginning to separate in both volumes. Two different bookplates present in the interiors, one armorial from Thomas Barbour and another from a Melville E. Stone. Bookseller Inventory # 005599

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Title: The Memoirs of Baron De Marbot Late ...

Publisher: Longmans, Green and Co, London

Publication Date: 1892

Binding: Cloth

Book Condition:Good

Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket

Edition: First english Edition.

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