Item #10836 Napoleon's Letters to Marie Louise. Napoleon Bonaparte, Charles de la Ronciere, fwd.

Napoleon's Letters to Marie Louise

New York: Farrar & Rinehart, 1935. Very Good / Good. Item #10836

New York: Farrar & Rinehart, 1935. First American Edition. Octavo; publisher's cloth in blue decorative price-clipped dust jacket, black topstain; xxviii,292pp.; frontispiece, sixteen leaves of illus. printed on rectos and versos. Jacket extremities rather chipped and worn at extremities with coin-sized loss at top margin of front jacket panel affecting text with brief loss of meaning, rear panel dust-soiled, light toning to textblock, else Very Good in a Good copy of the uncommon jacket.

The first published appearance of a trove of some 300 letters only recently discovered in the archives of an Austrian family, auctioned off in December, 1934, and purchased by the Bibliothèque Nationale with the aide of the French government.

Price: $75.00