HAZLITT, WILLIAM. Life of Napoleon Bonaparte. London: Napoleon Society, n.d. 16 vols. 1 of 10 sets. deluxe binding.
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HAZLITT, WILLIAM; LOUIS ANTOINE FAUVELET DE BOURRIENNE; DUCHESSE D'ABRANTES. The Life of Napoleon. [with] Memoirs of Napoleon. [with] Secret Memoirs of Madame Junot. London: Napoleon Society, n.d. [ca. 1900].
US$ 1,500 - 2,500
£900 - 1,500
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HAZLITT, WILLIAM; LOUIS ANTOINE FAUVELET DE BOURRIENNE; DUCHESSE D'ABRANTES.
The Life of Napoleon. [with] Memoirs of Napoleon. [with] Secret Memoirs of Madame Junot. London: Napoleon Society, n.d. [ca. 1900].
Together, 16 volumes. 8vo (220 x 134 mm). Colored frontispiece in each volume, plate engravings throughout. Full maroon crushed morocco, four raised bands, elaborate gilt monograms, fleur-de-lys, and laurel wreath devices to spine, covers triple ruled in gilt with elaborate floral corner devices and morocco inlay with gilt portrait of Napoleon at center, morocco gilt ruled inner dentelles with fleur-de-lys and morocco corner devices, green silk endpapers. Spines somewhat darkened, gilt rubbed in a few spots, hinges of five volumes expertly reinforced, front free endpaper of one volume loose.

"The Paris Edition," No 4 of 10 sets, gathering three of the 19th century's most celebrated works of Napoleonic biography, in a deluxe binding.

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