Empress Josephine.
Knapton, Ernest John.

Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1963. First edition. Very good octavo hardcover in very good dust jacket. Some light wear and rubbing along the edges of the boards with bumping to the head and heel of the spine and a bump on the lower edge of the boards. Dj has wear and rubbing to the edges of the covers with some scuffing and foxing. Dj is also faded along the spine. Light foxing to page edges. Signed by the author on the front free endpaper. 359 pages with illustrations, genealogical tables, bibliographical essay, endnotes, and index. An interesting, scholarly biography of the Empress Josephine from her youth in the West Indies to her move to Paris and survival of the French Revolution to her marriage to Napoleon Bonaparte and endin gwith her divorce in 1810 and death in 1814. (Item ID: 9716)


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