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THE LIFE OF NAPOLEON [with] Bourrienne, Louis Antoine Fauvelet de. MEMOIRS OF NAPOLEON
London: The Grolier Society, n.d.. Edition de Deux Mondes limited to 25 copies - this not numbered. Spines evenly faded to mellow brown with covers equally faded around the edges - all quite pleasantly so. Fine. Edition de Deux Mondes limited to 25 copies - this not numbered. Together 10 volumes (Hazlitt in 6, Bourrienne in 4). Illustrated with 41 "photo-etchings" with captioned tissue guards, 10 hand-colored. Extra-Illustrated with 192 engravings of portraits, views, and battle scenes and 6 signed letters and documents. Bound by H. Blanchetiere in full medium green crushed morocco, t.e.g., the spines in uneven panels with gilt titles and red onlaid geometric ornaments in the manner of Greek key designs, the design repeated as onlaid red frames on the covers surrounded by a gilt rule and a border frame of onlaid tan, red morocco doblures with fancy ornamental borders in brown, flyleaf of brocade in green and colors and and with marbled flyleaves as well. The original documents: 1p ALs (Napoleon) Bonaparte 6p Document signed by George III dated 1798 1p Autograph document signed by Duke de Conegliano 1p ALs signed Wellington 1p Als signed by Bourrienne (author) 1p ALs signed by Comte Antoine Drouot, Aide-de-Camp to the Emperor.
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