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Life of Napoleon Bonaparte

By William Milligan Sloane

1896

The Century Co. : New York

12.5" by 8.5"

xvi, 283pp; xii, 283pp; xii, 270pp; xii, 313pp

 

 

 

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A very comprehensive and lavish four volume set of biographical works documenting the life and times of the famous French Military leader, Napoleon Bonaparte.

Four volumes. First Edition. An expansive and in-depth exploration of the life of Napoleon, profusely illustrated throughout. Exploring Bonaparte's expansive military career, and his role in the French Revolutionary wars, this is a desirable work of Written by William Milligan Sloane the Professor of History in Princeton University. A noteworthy historian of the 19th century Sloane wrote biographies on James Renwick Wilson Sloane, and James McCosh, as well as Napoleon Bonaparte. Illustrated with 70 plates to volume I, 72 plates and 1 in-text map to volume II, 72 plates and 5 in-text maps to volume III, and 72 plates to volume IV (one of which is a facsimile). Collated incomplete, as one of the original plates is a facsimile reprint.

CONDITION

In a uniform full cloth binding, with gilt detailing to the spine and front boards, with blindstamped detailing. Externally generally smart. Light bumping to the head and tail of the spine, and also to the extremities. Amateur spine repairs to the tail of volume III. Light patches of cockling to the front and rear boards, with offsetting to the front and rear endpapers. Internally firmly bound, with light straining to the binding of volume IV. Pages are generally clean with odd spots and occasional patches of foxing.

Overall Condition: Very Good

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