THE LIFE OF NAPOLEON BONAPARTE

London: Printed & Published by J. Wallis, 77, Berwick St. Soho, and Sold by S. A. Oddy, 20, Warwick Lane, J. Godwin, 40, Ave Maria Lane, and Davies & Eldridge, 61, Fore St. Exeter, [1814]. First edition. Three volumes, illustrated. 8vo. (6), iv, 551; (6), 546, (2), 430, (2)pp. Vols. one & two each have a frontis. portrait and engraved and illustrated title page; the third volume includes a frontis. portrait, a slightly altered title, "History of Napoleon Bonaparte, and Wars of Europe.....," and is dated 1815. Period three-quarter brown leather and marbled boards. Gilt stamped spine with black leather labels for title-author and volume. Some edge wear. One of the earliest Napoleon biographies, one could say ripped from the headines. Item #62276

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