Precis des Guerres de Cesar, par Napoleon, ecrit par M. Marchand, a l'ile Sainte-Helene, sous la dictee de l'Empereur; suivi de plusieurs fragmens inedits. Paris, 1836, First French Edition, SIGNED by M. Marchand. Beautiful Napoleonic Leather Binding


Author: NAPOLEON 1; MARCHAND.
Illustrator: Illustrated with a Large Folding Plate.
Edition: First Edition ?
Price: £225




Description:

Published in 1836 by chez Gosselin, in Paris.
Seller notes: [viz. Note sur la deuxie`me livre de l’E´ne´ide de Virgile; Observations sur la trage´die de Mahomet par Voltaire; Note sur le Suicide; Deuxie`me Codicile]. = PAGES: Half-title, Title, 260. BINDING: Half leather over marbled boards with raised bands, gilt decoration in compartments with the gilt N for Napoleon in the first compartment, title and author in the next two compartments, a gilt Bee, again gilt N and lastly another gilt Bee; marbled endpapers and all edges Gilt. CONDITION: Light scuffing to spine and board edges; attractive Bookplate of de Grey & Ripon (Marquess of Ripon) to front pastedown; occasional foxing (a little heavy in places); otherwise A TIGHT & FIRM COPY IN A VERY ATTRACTIVE NAPOLEONIC BINDING- == George Frederick Samuel Robinson, 1st Marquess of Ripon KG, GCSI, CIE, PC (24 October 1827 - 9 July 1909) was a British politician who served in every Liberal cabinet from 1861 until his death forty-eight years later. He had no career other than politics. During this period he acted as chairman of the joint commission for drawing up the Treaty of Washington with the United States. For this he was created Marquess of Ripon. He was also made a Knight of the Garter in 1869. He was Grand Master Mason from 1870 to 1874, when Lord Ripon converted to Catholicism. )



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