Memoirs of Barras: Member of the Directorate (Four Volumes, Complete)

By: Duruy, George (ed)

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Publisher's full cream cloth, gilt lettering and vicomte coronet decoration, gilt, on spine, gilt lettering and coat-of-arms medallion, gilt and blue, on covers, t.e.g., fore-edges deckle. cii, 424; xxi, 610; xlii, 591; xxxix, 617 pp. Illustrated with seven portraits in photogravure, two facsimiles, and two Plans. Edited, with a general Introduction, Prefaces and Appendices by George Duruy. Translated from the French by C. E. Roche. Volume One: The Ancient Regime and The Revolution; Volume Two: The Directorate up to the 18th Fructidor; Volume Three: The Directorate from the 18th Fructidor to the 18th Brumaire; Volume Four: The Consulate, The Empire, The Restoration, and Analytical Index. Paul François Jean Nicolas, vicomte de Barras (1755 – 1829) was a leader of the French Revolution, the main executive officer during the Directorate, and the man largely responsible for the rise of Napoleon, as well as for his marriage to Josephine. . Spines uniformely sunned, boards moderately soiled, slightly cocked, former owner's name neatly stamped on fep of volume one only, otherwise unmarked, tight and clean. VERY GOOD. . 8vo 8" - 9" tall. cii, 424; xxi, 610; xlii, 591; xxxix, 61 pp

Title: Memoirs of Barras: Member of the Directorate (Four Volumes, Complete)

Author Name: Duruy, George (ed)

Categories: Biography & Memoir, Napoleon,

Edition: First American Edition. First Printing

Publisher: NY, Harper & Brothers Publishers: 1895

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket

Seller ID: 568

Keywords: History Napoleon France History of France French Revolution Directorate Paul Barras Josephine