Napoleon - An Intimate Portrait


Joséphine’s books from Malmaison

Joséphine’s books from Malmaison

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Given little early schooling, Joséphine could barely read until she was a young adult. After learning, she developed a passion for books. The library at Malmaison covered a broad range of topics, showing the Imperial couple’s interests and intellect. With her prayer book, bound in red Morocco leather, is a volume from Delandine’s New Historical Dictionary 1804, evidencing the love of history she shared with her husband.

Historical Provenance - Library of Malmaison

Leather and paper



Napoleonic War Period 1796 P Heavy Cavalry Officer'c Dress Sword picture

Napoleonic War Period 1796 P Heavy Cavalry Officer'c Dress Sword

$7550.00



PAIR OF BENHAM & FROUD VR STAMPED BRITISH ARMY 1905 SWORD HANDLE CANDLESTICKS  picture

PAIR OF BENHAM & FROUD VR STAMPED BRITISH ARMY 1905 SWORD HANDLE CANDLESTICKS

$5218.88



Massive French Napoleonic era CORPS IMPERIAL DU GENIE Pioneer Axe (sword,dagger) picture

Massive French Napoleonic era CORPS IMPERIAL DU GENIE Pioneer Axe (sword,dagger)

$4500.00



British Napoleonic period Grenadier Officer’s Sword picture

British Napoleonic period Grenadier Officer’s Sword

$3330.00



Antique Polish Officer Sword Sabre Napoleonic Napoleon Poland By Collette Rare  picture

Antique Polish Officer Sword Sabre Napoleonic Napoleon Poland By Collette Rare

$3200.00



French Napoleonic 1814 Lancers Sword picture

French Napoleonic 1814 Lancers Sword

$3100.00



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