The Napoleon: A Private View

Treasures from the Bruno Ledoux Collection



ISBN: 9781419721458 Category:


A timeless symbol of power and ambition, Napolu00e9on Bonaparte (1769-1821) spent decades expanding France’s empire, enjoying magnificent success and suffering crushing defeats. Featuring more than 400 never-before-seen objects, The Private Life of Napolu00e9on allows a glimpse into the inner world of the French emperor. Over the course of 24 years, collector Bruno Ledoux amassed a remarkable range of manuscripts, books, gold jewelry, porcelains, miniatures, arms, and even historic souvenirs, all created in honor of Napolu00e9on and the French empire.

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Weight 3011 g
Dimensions 24.7 x 31.1 cm
Publisher name ABRAMS
Publication date 1 February 2018
Number of pages 416
Format Hardback
Contributors Foreword by Bernard-Henri Lévy
Dimensions 24.7 x 31.1 cm
Weight 3011 g


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Foreword by Bernard-Henri Lévy; written by a team of experts and historians including Xavier Aiolfi, Jacques-Olivier Boudon, Pierre Branda, David Chanteranne, Bernard Chevallier, Emmanuelle Papot, and Laetitia De Witt; photographs by Philippe Garcia