Digital Library

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  • Lecomte, (L.H.), Napoléon et le monde dramatique, (1912)

    Lecomte, (L.H.), Napoléon et le monde dramatique, (1912)

    • Paris
    • Daragon
    • 1912

    The history of all aspects of the theatre (musical and dramatic) during the Consulate and Empire. An appendix gives a chronological list of all the shows seen by Napoleon Bonaparte. Indispensable guide to the Parisian theatrical and musical world for the period 1799 to 1815. [This document is also available as en epub file]

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  • Notice sur l’île d’Elbe, (1814)

    Notice sur l’île d’Elbe, (1814)

    • Paris
    • Tardieu-Denesle
    • 1814

    Containing a description of the island’s towns, augmented with a description of « Buonaparte’s » [sic] voyage to the place of his embarcation. [This document is also available as en epub file]

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  • Correspondance de l’armée française en Egypte, interceptée par l’escadre de Nelson, (1798)

    Correspondance de l’armée française en Egypte, interceptée par l’escadre de Nelson, (1798)

    • Paris
    • Garney
    • An VI [1798]

    Selection of official and private letters intercepted at different times by Turkish and British warships, published by the British government in 1798 so as to « open Europe’s eyes » regarding the real reason for the Egyptian expedition and in order to give the true story of this « oriental tale » by publishing the actual experience of […]

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  • Mehlisse (E.G.C.), [Liste de prisonniers français], (1826)

    Mehlisse (E.G.C.), [Liste de prisonniers français], (1826)

    • Paris
    • Henri Guillemé
    • 1826

    Tableau of the 16,000 soldiers who fought for France taken prisoner in the period 1810 to 1814 (Russia, Poland and Germany), including a list of all the those soldiers (out of the 16,000) still alive and in Russia. [This document is also available as en epub file]

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  • Rey (Jean-Philippe), Une municipalité sous le Premier Empire : Lyon, 1805-1815

    • 2010
    • Annexe
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  • Shorter, Napoleon in his own defence, (1908)

    • London, New York, Toronto, Melbourne
    • Cassell and Company
    • 1908

    Being a reprint of certain letters written by Napoleon from St Helena to Lady Clavering, and a reply by Theodore Hook, with wich are incorporated notes and an essay on Napoleon as a man of letters by Clement Shorter

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  • Thiers (Adolphe), Histoire du Consulat et de l’Empire, (1845-1862)

    • Paris
    • Paulin
    • 1845-1862
    • Volume 1. Constitution de l'An VIII ; Administration intérieure ; Gênes ; Marengo
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    • Volume 2. Héliopolis ; Armistice ; Hohenlinden.
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    • Paris
    • Paulin
    • 1845-1862
    • Volume 3. Évacuation de l'Egypte ; Paix générale ; Concordat ; Le Tribunat ; Consulat à vie.
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