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  • Cornwell, Bernard.
    SHARPE'S DEVIL: Richard Sharpe and the Emperor, 1820-1821.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: HarperCollins, (1992.) dj. Hardcover first edition - The 11th in this very popular series: Sharpe comes out of retirement to undertake a mission to Chile, and on the way stops by Saint Helena to visit the exiled Napoleon. Author's note. 280 pp. ISBN: 0-06-0179775.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket (erasure on front endpaper, but otherwise a tight and clean copy, appears unread.)

    Book ID: 54893
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  • SHARPE'S SWORD: Richard Sharpe and the Salamanca Campaign, June and July 1812 by Cornwell, Bernard.
    Cornwell, Bernard.
    SHARPE'S SWORD: Richard Sharpe and the Salamanca Campaign, June and July 1812

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: The Viking Press, (1983.) dj. Hardcover first edition - The fourth in the Richard Sharpe series, set during the Napoleonic wars and the most difficult to find title in the series. Maps. Historical note. 319 pp. ISBN: 0-670639419.

    Condition: Ex-library with the usual pocket, but relatively few other markings and overall tight and clean in a just about fine, unmarked dustjacket.

    Book ID: 34793
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  • SHARPE'S DEVIL: Richard Sharpe and the Emperor, 1820-1821. by Cornwell, Bernard.
    Cornwell, Bernard.
    SHARPE'S DEVIL: Richard Sharpe and the Emperor, 1820-1821.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: HarperCollins, (1992.) dj. Hardcover first edition - The 11th in this very popular series: Sharpe comes out of retirement to undertake a mission to Chile, and on the way stops by Saint Helena to visit the exiled Napoleon. Author's note. 280 pp. ISBN: 0-06-0179775.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket (hint of toning to the pages, but otherwise a tight and clean copy.)

    Book ID: 50689
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  • THE LIFE OF EMPRESS JOSEPHINE: First Wife of Napoleon. by Headley, P. C.
    Headley, P. C.
    THE LIFE OF EMPRESS JOSEPHINE: First Wife of Napoleon.

    Edition: Hardcover.

    Boston: Lee and Shepard, Publishers. (1856.). Hardcover - Engraved frontispiece, 384 pp. Bound in dark green cloth with black embossed design on front cover, large gold decoration on spine.

    Condition: Good only - wear to edges of boards and corners, especially upper edge of rear cover, binding tight with front hinge just starting, foxing to prelim pages and tissue guard of frontispiece.

    Book ID: 16275
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  • [Nelson, Horatio, 1758-1805 ] Pocock, Tom.
    HORATIO NELSON.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1988. dj. Hardcover first edition - Biography of one of the best known figures in British history, based in part on previously unpublished diaries and other materials. This covers his life from boyhood adventures in the Arctic, to being a captain in Nicaraguan jungle, his first love affair with a married woman, to his scandalous relationship with Emma Hamilton and his death at Trafalgar at the height of his fame. Maps, 55 illustrations, chronology, bibliography, notes on sources and Nelsonian sites. xx, 367 pp. ISBN: 0-394-570561.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 34750
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