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The French Revolution and Napoleon Book Collection at Florida State University holds over 20,000 rare titles from this period. Titles are added to this collection based on patron requests to Special Collections & Archives at this time.

For more information about Napoleon and the French Revolution Studies at FSU, please see the Research Guide.

Étiquette du palais impérial
Étiquette du palais impérial
Summary: Contains rules and regulations (Chapters under Titre I - X) governing the activities and protocol of employees of the Palais impérial de France, including the activities of the Garde impériale in the service of "l'Impereur et de l'Impératrice" and "Grands officiers de la Couronne", and rules for conducting ceremonies in the Chapel.
Almanach de la cour pour l'année 1806
Almanach de la cour pour l'année 1806
Ex-libris Marcel Dunan.
Bataille de Fleurus (26 Juin 1794)
Bataille de Fleurus (26 Juin 1794)
par E. Hardy, "Extrait du Journal des Sciences militaires (Janvier 1876)"
Bulletin du procès instruit par la Cour de justice criminelle et spéciale contre Georges, Moreau et autres
Bulletin du procès instruit par la Cour de justice criminelle et spéciale contre Georges, Moreau et autres
At head of titles: Cour de justice criminelle, séante à Paris., Caption titles., Includes 15 séances from "lundi 8 floréal" to "dimanche 21 prairial, quatre heures du matin.", On slip laid in: Procédure contre Georges, Pichegru, etc.
Court of Napoleon: or, Society under the first empire; with portraits of its beauties, wits and heroines, from authentic originals
Court of Napoleon: or, Society under the first empire; with portraits of its beauties, wits and heroines, from authentic originals
By Frank B. Goodrich. Illustrated by Jules Champagne., Includes bibliographical references.
Denkschriften bey der feyerlichen Beleuchtung Wiens
Denkschriften bey der feyerlichen Beleuchtung Wiens
herausgegeben von I.C. S***., Bound with: Sammlung verschiedener Inschriften. Wien : Gedruckt und zu finden bey Mausberger, 1810.
Journal kept by Lieut Woollcombe from his leaving England the 17th of May 1812 to June 19th, 1813
Journal kept by Lieut Woollcombe from his leaving England the 17th of May 1812 to June 19th, 1813
Title from preliminary pages, The author's sketches include one of the battlefield of Castalla, Spain, Holograph, Bound in contemporary vellum. "A journal" on cover, Author promoted later to captain. Diary includes rumors about the Russian Campaign and criticism of Sir John Murray (Regimental commander), Journal was formerly in the possession of the author's descendants
La cour de Napoléon Ier
La cour de Napoléon Ier
Signed: Victor Du Bled., Extract from La Revue hebdomadaire, 1898.
Petit almanach de la Cour de France: [1811]
Petit almanach de la Cour de France: [1811]
Spine title: Almanach de la cour.
Souvenirs des annees 1810-1812
Souvenirs des annees 1810-1812
[par Sillans]., Title supplied by cataloger., Holograph., Title, author's name, and imprint from accompanying information sheet signed: Eric Hartmann; 25 octobre 1985. Author identified as: adjoint aux Commissaires des Guerres de Sillans. Probably born 1790. Accompanying sheet also has list of contents., Spine engraved in gold with: Davrillé des Essarts. Pages 361-535 numbered in pencil. Only alternate pages numbered after 201. No text on pages 521-535. All pages have a 6 cm. margin with vertical ruling., Author often an eyewitness to events. Includes description of happenings in Paris., Florida State University
story of Napoleon's death-mask
story of Napoleon's death-mask
by G.L. de St. M. Watson., Includes index