Some Stirring Relics Of Historical Times. Daniel Crohn, Rouben Mamoulian Collection, Library of Congress.

Some Stirring Relics Of Historical Times.

[Paris]: Daniel Crohn, 1938. MSS Facsimiles. Folio. [22 pp.] Descriptive letterpress on verso facing each mounted facsimile, Green Embossed Faux Leather Binding. Binding and Text Fair with losses, tears, loose pages, foxing, toning, stains, most pages chipped along edges. Facsimiles themselves Very Good and present.

Contents:
The signature of Joan of Arc, 1430. --
Lafayette asks the pardon of Louis XVI for helping the American colonies in their struggle for independence, 1779. --
Louis XVI about to be guillotined pleads for a three-day postponement of his execution, 1793. --
A tragic note from Marie-Antoinette written just before leaving for her execution, 1793. --
Robespierre's last signature, 1794. --
Nelson's unfinished letter written to his beloved Lady Hamilton, on the eve of the battle of Trafalgar, 1805. --
The Duke of Wellington informs a French general of the victory of Waterloo, 1815. --
Napoleon after his defeat at Waterloo appeals to England for protection, 1815. --
The last codicil to Napoleon's will, written at St. Helena, 1821. Item #15-9593

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