[GREAT ARMY & RUSSIAN CAMPAIGN]. Manuscript... - Lot 8 - Christophe Joron Derem

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[GREAT ARMY & RUSSIAN CAMPAIGN]. Manuscript... - Lot 8 - Christophe Joron Derem
[GREAT ARMY & RUSSIAN CAMPAIGN]. Manuscript in 2 volumes, 359 and 75 pp. in cloth binding with title pieces: "Aventures d'un marin de la Garde 1812 par Henri Ducor". At the end of the first volume is fixed a letter from Henri Ducor to his mother, illustrated with a beautiful original watercolor of a naval scene, with this caption: "Here is the position of our division in the roadstead of Cadiz, the ship the Hero commanded by Mr. Bourrand [...]" (Cadiz, 25 Sept. 1807, 3 pp. in-4). Copy made in the middle of the XIXth century of the journal of a soldier of the Imperial Guard, published in 1833 by Ambroise Dupont. It bears this title: "Adventures of a sailor of the Imperial Guard, prisoner of war on the Spanish pontoons, in the island of Cabréra, and in Russia. To follow up on the history of the 1812 campaign. By Henri Ducor, soldier of the Great Army". A countertype of a photographic portrait of Henri Ducor is attached.
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