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Life of Napoleon Bonaparte by Madame Junot - Hardcover - Connoisseur Edition - 1900 - from Reagan's Rare Books and Biblio.com

Life of Napoleon Bonaparte

by Madame Junot

Condition: Very Good


The Grolier Society, 1900. Connoisseur Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. THIS COMPLETE SIX VOLUME SET IS IN VERY GOOD+ CONDITION BEAUTIFULLY BOUND BY GROLIER IN FULL LEATHER WITH INTRICATE BRIGHT GILT DETAILS AND NAPOLEONIC EMBLEMS TO BOARDS, FIVE COMPARTMENTS AND FOUR RIBS TO SPINES WITH BRIGHT GILT DETAILS AND TITLE. SPINES ARE EVENLY SUNNED, A COUPLE COVERS SUNNED, VOLUME FOUR WITH SOME LOSS TO HEAD OF SPINE (SEE PHOTOS). BINDING AND HINGES ARE VERY GOOD, MARBLED END PAPERS AND PASTE DOWNS, NO LOOSE OR MISSING PAGES, PAGES ARE BRIGHT AND CLEAN, WITHOUT MARKS AND NO FOXING. NICELY ILLUSTRATED WITH TWO STATED PLATES - MANY IN COLOR, BOOKS MEASURE 9"x6". CONNOISSEUR EDITION LIMITED TO ONLY 75 COPIES THIS BEING NUMBER 23. NO PUBLICATION DATE STATED - CIRCA 1900. A STUNNING SET IN SCARCE BINDING, YOU WILL LOVE THIS SET!
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  • Bookseller: Reagan's Rare Books US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 2068
  • Title: Life of Napoleon Bonaparte
  • Author: Madame Junot
  • Format/binding: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Very Good
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: Connoisseur Edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: The Grolier Society
  • Date published: 1900
  • Keywords: luxury, illustrated, numbered, limited, color, plates, leather

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