Paris: 1949. Paperback. With "Exposition Napoleon Bonaparte: Supplement au Catalogue" pamphlet laid in. 8vo. Very good in off-white paper wrappers with green and black title to front wrapper and black title to spine. Minor rubbing to wrappers and browning to spine. Light yellowing to edges of pages. Else is clean and bright. 128 pages. IN FRENCH. FREHIS/090315. Very Good.
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Hartford: Chauncey Goodrich, 1822. Hardcover. First Edition. Includes a narrative written by Napoleon's surgeon at St. Helena. Very good in the original full brown, marbled, leather boards with gilt title and decoration to spine. Handwritten paper title label is affixed to front cover. Minor wear and rubbing to hinges and edges of boards. Wear to corners. Foxing and browning throughout interior. Includes two plates of battle scenes (Entry into Paris and Bridge at Lodi). Lacks fold out illustration of Waterloo (stub remains). Light dampstaining to corners of a few pages. 395 pages. FRE/061819. Very Good.
Paris and Boston: The Napoleon Society, 1895. Hardcover. Edition de Grand Luxe, limited to 500 copies of which this is number 387. All volumes are bound to match in three quarter dark brown leather over marbled paper covered boards. The first sixteen volumes are titled "Napoleon" and numbered from 1 to 16 in gilt on the spines. The five volumes of Talleyrand are titled "Memoirs of Talleyrand" and numbered from 1 to 5 in gilt on the spines. Raised bands to spines of all volumes, some with small losses and chipping. Minor wear to edges, hinges, and corners of boards with some volumes having heavier wear and some cracking to leather along hinges. All boards remain firmly attached except for the front board of volume one in the Talleyrand portion. This board is present but detached. Sunning to spines and to edges of boards. Clean interiors overall with occasional small spots of browning / foxing / soiling. One volume of the Talleyrand portion has minor dampstaining to margins of a few early pages. All volumes have marbled endpapers and top edges gilt. Illustrated; each illustration has a captioned tissue guard. The pages in many volumes remain unopened. Each volume is about 300 pages. An attractive set. FRE/111319. Very Good.