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Johnston, R.M.

NAPOLEON, A Short Biography [cosway binding].

A.S. Barnes & Co: NY 1904 Illustr, 7.25 x 4.25, gilt ruled green morocco with gilt decorated spine with Napoleonic "N" emblems, gilt inner dentelles, blue morocco doublures bordered with gilt floral borders, inside front cover is oval watercolor portrait of Napoleon set in the doublure and outlined in stunning red leather and gilt decorations; silk endleaves, signed by "GAZ"; aeg, spine sunned to brown, upper portions of covers stained, hinges a little loose and a bit worn on covers, contents toned and waterstained at upper fore corner, with upside down bookplate of Geo. A. Zabriskie at rear, at front is identical bookplate with inscription: "To J. Donald Healy with the best wishes of . . . March 40" with arrow pointing to Zabriskie's printed name. George Zabriskie was President of the New York Historical Society. The outside has a few problems, but the inside of the front cover is a stunning Cosway-style portrait of Napoleon.


Book Id: 98-0795

Price: $4,250.00

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