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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  • Jerrold (W.B.), The life of Napoleon III, 1874 (vol. 1)

    • London
    • Longmans, Green
    • 1874
    • vol. 1

    The British author and journalist William Blanchard Jerrod (1826-1884) who spent many years in Paris during the Second Empire, published this well-documented biography of Napoleon III in 1875. Furthermore, it is an interesting study of the imperial regime as seen by a foreign witness

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  • Jerrold (W.B.), The life of Napoleon III, 1875 (vol. 2)

    • London
    • Longsman, Green
    • 1875
    • vol. 2
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  • Jerrold (W.B.), The life of Napoleon III, 1877 (vol. 3)

    • London
    • Longmans, Green
    • 1879
    • vol. 3
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  • Jerrold (W.B.), The life of Napoleon III, 1882 (vol. 4)

    • London
    • Longmans, Green
    • 1882
    • vol. 4
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  • L’empereur Napoléon III et l’Angleterre, (1858)

    • Paris
    • Typographie de Firmin-Didot frères
    • 1858
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