Napoleon In Exile. Or A Voice From St Helena

The Opinions And Reflections Of Napoleon On The Most Important Events Of His Life And Government In His Own Words

Publisher HC CAREY & L. LEA
Year 1822
Pages 689
Binding Hardcover
Condition Fair
$584.95

HC Carey & L. Lea, 1822. FIRST EDITION. Two matching volumes in half leather. Fair condition, formerly US Marine Academy at West Point Library copy with very interesting former owner inscription on front endpage and expected library stamps, etc. Covers are worn with edge wear and chips, separated from binding, few loose pages in front (endsheet,title page) pages however are in nice shape overall. Printed a year after the Emperor's death. Remembered as the author of Napoleon in Exile, or A Voice From St. Helena (1822) a book which charged Sir Hudson Lowe with mistreating the former emperor and created no small sensation on its appearance, Barry Edward O'Meara (1786-1836) was an Irish surgeon and founding member of the Reform Club, who accompanied Napoleon to St. Helena and became his physician, having been surgeon on board the Bellerophon when the emperor surrendered himself. 689 pages (359 + 330.)