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Charlemagne, or the Church delivered : an epic poem in twenty-four books.  Complete two volumes. by  Lucien [Prince of Canino & Musignano ] 1775-1840 Bonaparte - First Edition - from OLD WORKING BOOKS & Bindery (Est. 1994) (SKU: OWBCHA116633)

Charlemagne, or the Church delivered : an epic poem in twenty-four books. Complete two volumes.

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Charlemagne, or the Church delivered : an epic poem in twenty-four books. Complete two volumes.

by Bonaparte, Lucien [Prince of Canino & Musignano ] 1775-1840

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Philadelphia: Published by John Conrad & Co., J. Maxwell Printer-I; William Fry printer-II, 1815. Translated by Rev. S. Butler (1774-1839) and the Rev. Francis Hodgson (1781-1852) from the French. First edition. 2 volumes. Rebound in-house by Karen Thompson Bullock in Black ostrich print calf backed Dodin marbled paper boards and endpapers with matching marbled paper slip case lined with Japanese tissue paper. 12mo (15cm). pp. 285; 287, [1], 4 Ads. Near Fine/No jacket, as issued/As New. All uncut pages were soaked and restored to acid free white, dried and restitched. The process both strengthens the paper and removes foxing. Volume 1: Cantos I-XIII; Volume 2: Cantos XIII-XIV. Napoleon's younger sibling was just 24 when he conquered the world. Lucien later reigned but this is his one significant written undertaking over many years. A gift fit for a king ..

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OLD WORKING BOOKS & Bindery (Est. 1994) US (US)
Bookseller's Inventory #
OWBCHA116633
Title
Charlemagne, or the Church delivered : an epic poem in twenty-four books. Complete two volumes.
Author
Bonaparte, Lucien [Prince of Canino & Musignano ] 1775-1840
Book condition
Used
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Hardcover
Publisher
Philadelphia: Published by John Conrad & Co., J. Maxwell Printer-I; William Fry printer-II, 1815.
Keywords
Charlemagne, Holy Roman Emperor (742-814), Poetry
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OLD WORKING BOOKS & Bindery (Est. 1994)

Point of Sale (by phone or fax), Checks, MO, drafts in US Funds. MA residents invoiced 6.25% Sales Tax. We cost (drop) ship world-wide via USPS, but will ship via other specified carriers and by your account number via pick-up service. We ship promptly in professional packaging. In office for questions 5am-3pm EST Mon-Sat @ (508) 867-3434 (calls returned on complete messages including book title or number) or 24/7 secure fax. Notify us of intent to return within 3 days of receipt in original packaging and matching post. On March 31 2018 (9-3) we will be at Flamingo Eventz Boxborough (MA) Paper Town with bindings and cards. Hope to see you there

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Rare, scarce, out-of-print books, ephemera, pamphlets, and selected periodicals in over 90 subject areas. Full bindery services by appointment, phone conference or email (Rebacking, full bindings, boxes and slipcases, restoration); Appraisals for indivicuals and institutions. We also offer unique blank cards created from recycled book illustrations. We ship promptly in professional packaging and update our databases nightly. Mail order and internet sales only. In office for questions 5am-3pm EST, Mon-Sat @ (508) 867-3434 (calls returned on complete messages incluing book title or number) or 24/7 secure fax. Doing business since 1994, SNEAB (formerly MARIAB) Member. Blank note card enclosed with every order.

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