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[VIVIAN (John Henry)]. Extracts of notes taken in the course of a Tour on the continent of Europe, in the years 1814 and 1815, principally relating to a visit to the island of Elba and a conversation held with Napoleon Bonaparte, during his residence there.1822

London: Sold by Longman Hurst, Rees, Orme and Browne. First edition, 58, [2]pp., with the terminal errata leaf, presentation copy from the author, disbound. Vivian, John Henry (1785-1855), industrialist and politician, born on 9 August 1785 in Truro, went on to become a mining and copper-smelting entrepreneur. He enjoyed travelling and in 1815 met the exiled Napoleon Bonaparte on Elba, this pamphlet is his account of that meeting. Rare; Not in the British Library.

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