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Category: History -> Women In History -> Inventory #27009
At the Court of Napoleon : Memoirs of the Duchesse D'Abrantès
Abrantès, Laure Junot; Introduction By Bernier, Olivier
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Publisher: The Windrush Press
Place: Gloucestershire
Year: 1991
Edition: First British Edition
ISBN: 0900075325
Binding: Paperback
Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall
Book Condition: Very Good
Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published
Laure Junot d'Abrantes was a childhood friend of the Bonapartes in Corsica. When she was 16 she married General Junot, Governor of Paris. She became one of the foremost hostesses of the era and played a major role at the flamboyant court of Napoleon and Josephine. Napoleon attempted to seduce her but failed. These memoirs bring to life the intimacies of the Imperial family and Napolean's tumultuous years of power and ultimate defeat. 387pp. N.B. Previous owners inscription to ffep.
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