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The life of Napoleon Buonaparte (Bonaparte) in 9 volumes.

£175.00

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Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown & Green London and Cadell Edinburgh 1827 FIRST EDITION. Printed by Ballantyne and Co. Complete set of Sir Walter Scott's life of Napoleon, Emperor of France published in 1927. The writer is listed as 'The author of Waverley etc. Not a matched set! In green hard covers with green half leather (Vol 5 and 8 brown leather with green boards) over marbled boards with 4 raised bands and gold titles. The books have a double gold shield heraldic device on the front cover and another on the spine. All have a beautiful bookplate for the United Universities club library. This was a London gentleman's club for graduates of Oxford and Cambridge universities founded in 1821.
Now the bad news. Most have been crudely repaired with glue and there is considerable wear. In detail. Volume 1,2,3,6,7 and 9 have a glued on board or boards. This glue has affected the marbled FEP and Rep's. Volume 1, 2 and 6 have parts of the spine missing and parts loose. Volume 4 has the front board partially loose but is otherwise OK. Volume 5 and 8 are in good condition. Internally the books are in good order with no loose pages.
Number of pages varies from 348-622 per volume. Vol 9 has 338pp with 14 appendices totalling 137pp.

Item details

Author(s):
Walter Scott (Sir).
Condition:
Poor
Dimensions:
19x13.5 cms
Edition:
First edition
Format:
Hardback
Publisher:
Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown & Green London and Cadell Edinburgh
Title:
The life of Napoleon Buonaparte

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Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown & Green London and Cadell Edinburgh 1827 FIRST EDITION. Printed by Ballantyne and Co. Complete set of Sir Walter Scott's life of Napoleon, Emperor of France published in 1927. The writer is listed as 'The author of Waverley etc. Not a matched set! In green hard covers with green half leather (Vol 5 and 8 brown leather with green boards) over marbled boards with 4 raised bands and gold titles. The books have a double gold shield heraldic device on the front cover and another on the spine. All have a beautiful bookplate for the United Universities club library. This was a London gentleman's club for graduates of Oxford and Cambridge universities founded in 1821.
Now the bad news. Most have been crudely repaired with glue and there is considerable wear. In detail. Volume 1,2,3,6,7 and 9 have a glued on board or boards. This glue has affected the marbled FEP and Rep's. Volume 1, 2 and 6 have parts of the spine missing and parts loose. Volume 4 has the front board partially loose but is otherwise OK. Volume 5 and 8 are in good condition. Internally the books are in good order with no loose pages.
Number of pages varies from 348-622 per volume. Vol 9 has 338pp with 14 appendices totalling 137pp.

Author(s):
Walter Scott (Sir).
Condition:
Poor
Dimensions:
19x13.5 cms
Edition:
First edition
Format:
Hardback
Publisher:
Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown & Green London and Cadell Edinburgh
Title:
The life of Napoleon Buonaparte

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