Life of Napoleon Bonaparte: Four Volume Set

Author Name: Sloane, William Milligan, Phd., L. H. D.

Title: Life of Napoleon Bonaparte: Four Volume Set – First Edition

Binding: Half-Leather
Book Condition: Fine
Jacket Condition: No Jacket As Issued
Edition: First Edition
Publisher: NY The Century Company 1896

Folio – over 12″ – 15″ tall Half-Leather. Near Fine/No Jacket As Issued. First Edition. Folio – over 12″ – 15″ tall. The Century Edition: This beautiful four volume set, written by the Professor of History at Princeton University, is finely bound in half red leather and blue marbled boards w/ gilt rules to cover and untarnished gilt titles to spine; all four have straight, firm and tight bindings; each w/ a full color frontispiece from a painting w/ bright intact tissue guard; approximately 280 pages each; very tight clean and bright pages – appear unread; printed on thick high-quality paper, each book is illustrated w/ color and b/w plates of portraits, plates, engravings; five raised bands and a gilt “N” to red leather spines; boards and endpaper are marbled; No ex-libris plates, signatures or other markings; the head and tail of spines are mildly rubbed w/ some rubbing to some of the spine edges; a hint of rubbing to corners and some fore-edges; one volume has a bit more rubbing to three corners than the rest; each w/ gilt page tops; indexed; these beautiful volumes are an extremely well-preserved set, suitable for the most discerning collector.



2 responses to “Life of Napoleon Bonaparte: Four Volume Set

  1. My father-in-law(2nd generation Princeton Grad) has this set and asked me to sell it on March 19, 2011. I’m trying to asses it’s value. If anyone can help please send an email.

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