The Life of Napoleon Buonaparte, Emperor of the French. With a preliminary view of the French Revolution… In nine volumes.

  • [Scott, Sir Walter]
  • Edinburgh: Printed by Ballantyne and Co. for Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown, & Green 1827
  • Todd & Bowen 200Aa.


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FIRST EDITION, 9 vols., 8vo, pp. [ii], iv, v, [i], 348; [ii], v, [i]399, [1]; [ii], v, [i], 350; [ii], viii, 381, [1]; [ii], vii, [i], 415, [1]; [ii], vi, 381 [1]; [ii], xi, [i], 623, [1]; [ii], viii, 518; [ii], vi, 338, clxxxvii, [1]. Half-titles discarded. Errata slips tipped in to vols. 1-8. Contemporary half mid-brown calf, marbled boards, spines divided by triple gilt rules, black morocco labels, fourth compartments numbered direct. Some light foxing and spotting. Spines and joints somewhat rubbed and scuffed, a little wear to headcaps of vols. 7 and 9, small chip to label of vol. 5. Armorial bookplate of Sir James Montgomery, Bart, of Stanhope, to front pastedowns.


Scott's 'Advertisement' in vol. 1 is in Todd & Bowen's state 1b (press-corrected but not yet cancelled).

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