Napoleons Leben, nach dem Französischen des M. Arnault. 3 vols. in one (Complete) [FROM THE ... Napoleons Leben, nach dem Französischen des M. Arnault. 3 vols. in one (Complete) [FROM THE ... Napoleons Leben, nach dem Französischen des M. Arnault. 3 vols. in one (Complete) [FROM THE ... Napoleons Leben, nach dem Französischen des M. Arnault. 3 vols. in one (Complete) [FROM THE ...

Napoleons Leben, nach dem Französischen des M. Arnault. 3 vols. in one (Complete) [FROM THE PERSONAL LIBRARY OF WALTER REISCH]

Arnault, Antoine Vincent

Published by Wilh. Ludw. Wesché, Frankfurt a. M., 1826
Condition: fair Hardcover

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Octavo. XI, [1], 216, 254, 351, [3]pp. Original half calf over marbled paper covered boards with modern title-label laid on spine. All edges red. Walter Reisch's ex-libris on inside of front cover. Walter Reisch (1903-1983) was an Austrian-born film director and screenwriter. After fleeing from the Nazi's, Reisch emigrated to the United States where he collaborated with Billy Wilder, Charles Brackett, Richard Breen, and others. Reisch won an Oscar for 1953's screenplay of Titanic. Engraved frontispiece in front of each of the three title pages. First German edition of this fascinating work on Napoleon's life, from the beginning of his career to his exile and death at St. Helena, a barren, wind-swept rock located in the South Atlantic Ocean. This captivating biography is illustrated with 4 engraved plates (including frontispieces). Age-wear on binding with heavy rubbing on spine and major abrasion on calf. Closed tears along joints but boards holding firmly. Sporadic and minor foxing throughout. Text in German, gothic script. Binding in overall poor to fair, interior in very good condition. Bookseller Inventory # 27938

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Title: Napoleons Leben, nach dem Französischen des ...

Publisher: Wilh. Ludw. Wesché, Frankfurt a. M.

Publication Date: 1826

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:fair

Edition: First German edition.

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