MEMOIRS OF THE COMTE DE MERCY ARGENTEAU
Vol 1, Napoleon and the Empire; Vol. 2, The events of 1830. Translation from the French and introductions by George S. Hellman. Gray paper over boards stamped in gilt, leather gilt-stamped labels on spines. Vol. 2 unopened. Illustrated with portraits and facsimiles. The author was Napoleon's chamberlain and his Minister Plenipotentiary to the King of Bavaria. Light rubbing on the spine labels, the bindings are clean sharp with clean bright text and end-papers with no markings, housed in a grey paper over boards slip-case. First edition, limited to 510 numbered sets.