Just three letters written by Napolean to Josephine, Viscomtesse de Beauharnais, before their marriageare known to exist, the auction house said in a statement.
The collection of letters, which were written between the 13th and 20th centuries, was put together over 30 years by Albin Schram, a professor of law who died last year in Switzerland. He amassed the hundreds of original manuscripts largely without his family’s knowledge.
3 July 2007, London, King Street
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