Napoleon - An Intimate Portrait


Book from St. Helena

Book from St. Helena

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This book is from the personal library of 1,600 volumes that Napoléon had at St. Helena. He said he needed at least 60,000 books to deal with the boredom he felt on the island. Several of the volumes bear English inscriptions. Much of his library was lost in the fire at the Tuileries Palace in 1871.


Napoléon received Memoirs and Correspondence of Joséphine before he died in March 1821, and read it just days before he became gravely ill. It was the only book he ever read about Joséphine and the questionable veracity of some of the content upset him greatly.

Historical Provenance - Bertrand family collection



FINE Antique Sabatier NAPOLEON Nogent Carbon Steel Chef Knife - RAZOR SHARP picture

FINE Antique Sabatier NAPOLEON Nogent Carbon Steel Chef Knife - RAZOR SHARP

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Cold Steel 88Ns 1830 Napoleon Saber Sword 33.25 In Blade picture

Cold Steel 88Ns 1830 Napoleon Saber Sword 33.25 In Blade

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Extremely rare  France Antique 1969 Napoleon Paper Knife Stationery Coin Memo picture

Extremely rare France Antique 1969 Napoleon Paper Knife Stationery Coin Memo

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1868 Silver Napoleon 5 Franc coin knife picture

1868 Silver Napoleon 5 Franc coin knife

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VINTAGE BRONZE BRASS LETTER OPENER KNIFE JOSE NAPOLEON BONAPARTE ? SIGNED 14 picture

VINTAGE BRONZE BRASS LETTER OPENER KNIFE JOSE NAPOLEON BONAPARTE ? SIGNED 14

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Vintage INOX NAPOLEON 18/10 Stainless Steel  3pc. Cake Set Made in Italy picture

Vintage INOX NAPOLEON 18/10 Stainless Steel 3pc. Cake Set Made in Italy

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