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THE LIFE OF NAPOLEON BONAPARTE
A Stunning Re-creation of the Classic Illustrated
1828 Biography of the French Commander...
He established his reputation as an army officer in support of the French Revolution and rose to become Emperor of France. His military achievements led him to extend his influence throughout Europe before his ultimate defeat at Waterloo.
- The complete story of Napoleon, as seen in his own time. This story was written only seven years after the Emperor's death.
- All 27 vintage folding aquatint illustrations by George Cruikshank, one of the 19th century's greatest illustrators.
- Four exquisite volumes, each bound in genuine leather.
- Two-color stamping on the covers and spines.
- A raised "hubbed" spine deeply embossed with genuine 22kt gold.
- Acid-neutral paper that will not crumble with age.
- Printed marble endsheets, multi-colored decorative edge-staining, Smyth-sewn pages.
- A fabric-covered, custom-crafted slipcase for storage and display.
5 1/4" x 8 1/2"