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  • LIMITED EDITION EXTRA ILLUSTRATED IN SUPERB FULL MOROCCO
    A Narrative of the Events which have taken place in France from the Landing of Napoleon Bonaparte on the first of March 1815, till the Restoration of Louis XVIII. by WILLIAMS, Helen Maria
    WILLIAMS, Helen Maria
    A Narrative of the Events which have taken place in France from the Landing of Napoleon Bonaparte on the first of March 1815, till the Restoration of Louis XVIII.

    Cleveland: The Burrows Brothers Company, 1895. Full morocco, 8 inches tall. A superb full crushed morocco by Bayntun with gilt raised bands, 'Napoleonic' centre tools to the panels and as corner tools to the panels on the boards. Gilt dentelles and all edges. Embellished with a total of 68 plates including some folding ones. Some scattered foxing. One of 750 copies.

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  • SUPERB AND SCARCE SET IN HALF MOTTLED CALF
    Buonaparte, sa Famille et sa Cour. by ANONYME, (par un Chambellan forcé à l'être)
    ANONYME, (par un Chambellan forcé à l'être)
    Buonaparte, sa Famille et sa Cour.

    Paris: Ménard et Desenne, 1816. 2 volume set, 8 1/4 inches tall. A splendid half mottled calf with gilt bands, centre tools and titles. A limited edition of which this set is numbered 223. There is an ink smudge on the title page of volume 1, otherwise the set is pristine inside and out. From the library of Charles William Vane (formerly Stewart), third Marquess of Londonderry, and with his elaborate bookplate. Vane served with distinction throughout the Peninsula War. His dashing and dandified portrait by Sir Thomas Lawrence is at the National Portrait Gallery. He amassed magnificent libraries in his various Country Houses. A very fine set of a scarce work.

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  • SCARCE EARLY TITLE IN SPLENDID HALF MOTTLED CALF
    The Secret History of the Cabinet of Bonaparte. by GOLDSMITH, Lewis
    GOLDSMITH, Lewis
    The Secret History of the Cabinet of Bonaparte.

    London: Richardson, 1810. Half Calf, 9 inches tall. A splendid Regency half mottled calf with gilt bands, gilt centre tools and titles. From the library of Charles William Vane (formerly Stewart), third Marquess of Londonderry, and with his elaborate bookplate. Vane served with distinction throughout the Peninsula War. His dashing and dandified portrait by Sir Thomas Lawrence is at the National Portrait Gallery. He amassed magnificent libraries in his various Country Houses. A fine copy of the second edition which covers 'His private life, character, domestic administration, and his conduct to foreign powers; together with secret anecdotes of the different courts of Europe and of the French revolution'.

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