The autobiography and recollections of Laura, Duchess of Abrantès (widow of General Junot)

with reminiscences of her life in Corsica, Paris, and in Spain and Portugal. by AbrantГЁs, Laure Junot duchesse d"

Publisher: Charles Scribner"s Sons in New York

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  • Abrantès, Laure Junot, -- duchesse d", -- 1784-1838,
  • Napoleon -- I, -- Emperor of the French, -- 1769-1821 -- Contemporaries,
  • Napoleon -- I, -- Emperor of the French, -- 1769-1821 -- Family,
  • Nobility -- France -- Biography,
  • France -- Court and courtiers -- History -- 19th century,
  • France -- Kings and rulers -- Biography,
  • France -- History -- Consulate and First Empire, 1799-1815

Edition Notes

Pagination, vol. 1: xviii, 420 p., [2] folded leaves, [6] leaves of plates; vol. 2: viii, 424 p. [6] leaves of plates; vol. 3: vii, 431 p., [6] leaves of plates; vol. 4: viii, 521 p. [6] leaves of plates.

Other titlesMemoirs of Madame Junot, Duchess of Abrantès, Rome and court life of the Emperor Napoleon and his family with pictures of the most distinguished persons of the time
GenreBiography
ContributionsOliver Wendell Holmes Collection (Library of Congress)
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDC198.A3 A2713 1894
The Physical Object
Pagination4 v. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24036736M
LC Control Number2009459895

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