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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  • Balcombe (Betzy), Napoléon a Sainte-Hélène, souvenirs, (1898)

    • Paris
    • E. Plon, Nourrit
    • 1898
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  • Ferrogio et Girard, Funérailles de l’Empereur, (1841)

    • Paris
    • Delarue
    • 1841
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  • Gonnard (Philippe), The exile of St Helena, (1909)

    • Philadelphia, London
    • J.B. Lippincott, William Heinemann
    • 1909

    The last phase in fact and fiction.

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  • Hauterive (Ernest d’), Pour la maison de l’Empereur à Sainte-Hélène, (1928)

    • Paris
    • Revue des deux mondes
    • 15 octobre 1928
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  • Janisch (Hudson Ralph), Extracts from the St Helena records, (1908)

    • St Helena
    • Benjamin Grant
    • 1908
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