The Life of Napoleon.

London: The Grolier Society / Edinburgh Press, no date [circa 1900]. [History] FINELY BOUND. 6 volumes, octavo (23 x 16 x 23m). Hand coloured frontispieces and illustrations throughout, each with captioned tissue guards. Printed on water marked paper of the Grolier Society. Elegantly bound for/by Brentanos in green half crushed morocco, with gilt titles and Napoleonic tooling to spines, cloth sides, marbled edges, top edges gilt, others untrimmed. The Limited Imperial Edition Deluxe set, this being number 389 of only 1000 copies published. Contents clean, small, marginal area of insect damage to last three pages of volume three, bindings pleasingly aged, toned to brown at extremities. An attractive set. "The intensity of his personal convictions causes all he wrote to appear in a manner autobiographic. Other men have been said to speak like books, Hazlitt's books speak like men." Encyclopaedia Britannica. Item #53585

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