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Title:The Life of Napoleon Bonaparte [Six volumes]
Book Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket
Edition: First Thus
Publisher: Paris The Napoleon Society 1895
Seller ID: 19433
Ex-library. Bookbinder's ticket of "New Method Book Binder", Jacksonville, Illinois in each volume. Provenance: Monticello College Library (Illinois). Monticello College was founded in 1835 as the Monticello Female Seminary. It closed in 1971. "Monticello College Library" bookplate on front endpaper of each volume, with "Withdrawn" rubber stamps on endpapers, title pages and page edges. Some library markings. Some rubbing and minor marks to boards. Volume One front endpaper has a 1" tear to the library bookplate, and a 2" yellowed adhesive tape repair. Some pencil underlining in volume one.; All six volumes are numbered "466" of an edition of 500 copies. These six volumes are the complete work "The Life of Napoleon Bonaparte" by William Hazlitt. They also form volumes 1-6 (only) of the 16 volumes of Napoleon issued by The Napoleon Society in 1895 (vols 1-6: Hazlitt; 7-10: de Bourrienne, 11-16: Madame Junot.) Rebound in green cloth boards with gilt lettering on spine. Page dimensions: 208 x 133mm. Volume One: xiii, , 317 pages + frontispiece + 7 plates. Volume Two: x, , 303 pages + frontispiece + 5 plates. Volume Three: ix, , 303 pages + frontispiece + 5 plates. Volume Four: ix, , 302 pages + frontispiece + 5 plates. Volume Five: viii, , 309 pages + frontispiece + 6 plates. Volume Six: vi, , 294 pages + frontispiece + 5 plates. Captioned tissue guards present to all plates and frontispieces. [NB: No additional postage other than our usual book rate required on this heavy set.)