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The Memoirs of Queen Hortense 2 volume set . Napoleon step daughter, Daughter of Josephine France . Cosmopolitan 1927 illustrated edition

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I'm offering a two volume set, The Memoirs of Queen Hortense. Written by Frederic Charles Laselles Wraxel. This matching set is illustrated with etchings of Queen Hortense, Napoleon and members of their entourage. Written is a very approachable prose style, the text tells the complicated story of Hortense and her life in 18th century Europe.

Her mother was Empress Josephine and her father was executed during the French Revolution. Napoleon sent her to Holland to marry his brother, Louis and to become Queen. She bore four children, one of whom was Napoleon III.

The volumes were printed in the same blue cloth; there are many photographs included in each volume.

Published by Cosmopolitan Book Corporation. Translated by Arthur K. Griggs.

Not only will having them on your shelf make you look smarter, but the books are lovely classics with a well worn patina.

These are in very good vintage condition. They show some tanning on the inside pages. On a minor spot or two on the covers.

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I'll ship them in a sturdy mailer to get them safely to you.

International Buyers Beware: Books are expensive to ship overseas. Upon purchase I will confirm shipping expense and may be forced to adjust the charge before shipping to you.
I'm offering a two volume set, The Memoirs of Queen Hortense. Written by Frederic Charles Laselles Wraxel. This matching set is illustrated with etchings of Queen Hortense, Napoleon and members of their entourage. Written is a very approachable prose style, the text tells the complicated story of Hortense and her life in 18th century Europe.

Her mother was Empress Josephine and her father was executed during the French Revolution. Napoleon sent her to Holland to marry his brother, Louis and to become Queen. She bore four children, one of whom was Napoleon III.

The volumes were printed in the same blue cloth; there are many photographs included in each volume.

Published by Cosmopolitan Book Corporation. Translated by Arthur K. Griggs.

Not only will having them on your shelf make you look smarter, but the books are lovely classics with a well worn patina.

These are in very good vintage condition. They show some tanning on the inside pages. On a minor spot or two on the covers.

++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
For More Book Sets:
http://www.etsy.com/shop/JVoyage?section_id=11536746

To Look at the rest of my JVoyage shop:
jvoyage.etsy.com
++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
I'll ship them in a sturdy mailer to get them safely to you.

International Buyers Beware: Books are expensive to ship overseas. Upon purchase I will confirm shipping expense and may be forced to adjust the charge before shipping to you.

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  • Vintage item from the 1920s
  • Materials: ink, paper, book decor
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