George, Marquess Curzon of Kedleston (1859-1925) was a statesman. Details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.
This collection of printed books about Napoleon, mainly relating to the years 1810-21, collected by Curzon, includes nine manuscripts, and several extra-illustrated works bound in 38 folio volumes.
Much of the collection was bought by Lord Curzon at the sale of A. M. Broadley's Napoleonic library at Hodgson's, 7 Dec 1916.Immediate Source of Acquisition
Bequeathed by Lord Curzon, 1926Access Conditions
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M. Clapinson and T.D. Rogers, Summary Catalogue of Post-Medieval Western Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library Oxford. Acquisitions 1916-1975. (Oxford, 1991), vol. I, nos. 38397-444.
Napoleonic Wars, 1800-1815
Curzon | George Nathaniel | 1859-1925 | 1st Marquess Curzon | Statesman
Napoleon | I | 1769-1821 | Emperor of the French
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