Lot 112: Scott's Life of Napoleon Buonaparte
November 5, 2016
Macon, GA, USALive Auction
Description: Sir Walter Scott. THE LIFE OF NAPOLEON BUONAPARTE, EMPEROR OF THE FRENCH, WITH A PRELIMINARY VIEW OF THE FRENCH REVOLUTION. Edinburgh: Longman, Rees, Orme [et al], 1827. 9 vol. 8vo. One contents leaf of third volume bound into the front of volume 6. Bound as issued in publisher's brown cloth over boards with paper title labels to spines. Cloth with general wear, labels rubbed, a few splits to some hinges, slight skew to some volumes. Contents quite clean with some mild foxing mostly contained to the first and last leaves of each volume. Ownership inscription to blanks, dated 1827. A Very Good set, very much as issued with half-titles and errata slips, never trimmed or pressed. ******************** First Edition.