By: Austin, Paul Britton
London, Greenhill Books: 2002
Edition: First Edition. First Printing
Seller ID: 5296
Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: As New in As New dust jacket
Publisher's full red cloth, gilt (silver) lettering on spine. Illustrated with 27 B&W photographs and reproductions and five maps. Includes extensive Notes, Bibliography and Index. This unique and atmospheric volume presents the dramatic story of Napoleon's escape from Elba and march on Paris in the words of eyewitnesses and participants. Drawing on hundreds of first-hand accounts by Napoleon's supporters and opponents the author recreates the drama of those tumultuous spring days in 1815 and throws light on the mixed French response to the unexpected return of their former emperor.. This i... View More...