Plate Books / Military & Maritime

Price: EUR 120,00

[Illustrated book] [Becker G. W.]

Napoleon framställd efter bästa uppgifter, af *r. [Becker G. W.] (..) Efter original-målningar af Frankrikes mest berömda målare. Öfversättning af George C. S-r [Schüssler].

Stockholm and Götheborg Tryckt hos N. H. Thomson and C. M. Ekbohrn. 1840 - 1842. 8:o. 22 x 14 cm. 2 parts in 4 volumes in. Part I, volume I: VIII (including title and dedication) + 288 pp. + 7 steel engravings (1engraving missing "Napoleon ehrt das unglück verunderter kriegsgefangenen"). Part I, volume II: Pp. 289 - pp. 294 + IV pp. (contents to the first part) + 4 steel engravings (1 engraving missing "Napoleon in Jaffa". 1 engraving wrongly bound in this volume, belongs to volume II "Ein jeder treibe sein geschäft"). Part II, volume I: 348 pp. Including title + 14 steel engravings. Part II: volume II: Pp. 349 - pp. 710 + (6 pp. Contents for the entire work and book binders instruction) + 19 steel engravings.

Uniform Bindings. Contemporary red half calf. Marbled board papers. Titles at the spines. Beautifully aged volumes. Some wear to the bindings and the board papers. Two leafs with small paper loss in the margin. Pages 311-314 loose in part I, volume II. A couple of the plates are bound in the wrong place.

A history on Napoleon by G. W. Becker illustrated with steel engravings (44 of 46 are present). Translated into swedish by George C. Schüssler.

Item No: 1566