Paris, Charles Bechet/Ambroise Dupont, 1827, 162+8+(4)pp. engraving of Napoleon Bonaparte on St Helena as frontispiece, by Couche fils, original paper binding, some damage to front hinge and spine, age staining throughout. Documents relating to the stay by Napoleon on Saint Helena until his death in 1821.Rear-Admiral Sir Frederick Lewis Maitland KCB (7 September 1777 – 30 November 1839) was an officer in the Royal Navy during the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars. He rose to the rank of rear admiral and held a number of commands. The most famous event of his career occurred when Napoleon Bonaparte surrendered to him aboard HMS Bellerophon, marking the final end of the Napoleonic Wars. This is the scarce Paris edition of this important book on the last few years of the life of Napoleon Bonaparte.