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(Napoleon Bonaparte)

Auction:
2218
Lot:
431
Sold for:
$8,225$7,000

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Auction:
Sale #2218 - 2218
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 02, 2003 11:00AM

Description:

(Napoleon Bonaparte), Comprising; Hazlitt, William, The Life of Napoleon, Fauvelet de Bourrienne, Louis Antoine, Memoirs of Napoleon; D'Abrantes, Duchesse, Memoirs of Madame Junot, and The Memoirs of Prince de Talleyrand; edited by the Duc de Broglie, London, [c. 1900], published by the Grolier Society, Edition des Amateurs, one of twenty-six lettered copies; uniformly bound in twenty-one volumes, 8vo, gilt tooled and lettered full green morocco extra with red morocco onlays and doublures of red morocco, all with imperial gilt designs and silk moire end papes, extra illustrated with plates in two states throughout, one set hand colored and with documents tipt in to the front of each volume including Barbe-Marbois, George Canning, Louis the XVI, Empress Maria Louise, Louis XVIII (Compte de Provence), Louis XIV, Montesquiou, Saint Germain, Gouvion de St. Cyr, Bonnefoy, and others, (spine fading on Talleyrand set)
Estimate $7,000-10,000

Keywords

Napoleon Bonaparte, Louis Antoine, de Talleyrand, London, Grolier Society, George Canning, Maria Louise, Empress , Knights of the Golden Fleece