New York: The Grolier Society, 1900s.
Leather_bound. Sixteen volumes. Octavo. The Life of Napoleon and Memoirs. 4 volumes Memoirs of Napoleon by Louis Antoine Fauvelet De Bourrienne, 6 volumes The Life of Napoleon Bonaparte by William Hazlitt, 6 volumes Memoirs of Madame Junot (Duchesse D' Abrantès). The Empire Edition is limited to four hundred and twenty-five copies which this is number 59 and printed by The Colonial Press. Illustrated colored engravings to frontispiece of each volumes with title tissue guard.
Finely bound set in three quarter maroon morocco between cloth boards, top edge gilt, spine five raised bands with gilt motif of napoleonic emblems of stylized fluer-de-lis and wreath, gilt titles, maroon cloth endpapers. Excellent set in fine condition. Fine. Item #926