May 14, 2019 - Sale 2508

Sale 2508 - Lot 3

Price Realized: $ 3,250
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 1,500 - $ 2,500
(BINDINGS - COSWAY STYLE.) Bonaparte, Napoleon. Napoleon's Memoirs. Edited by Somerset de Chair. 2 volumes bound in 1. Wood-engraved title-vignette by John Buckland Wright, frontispieces, map endpapers. Tall 8vo, full red crushed morocco by Bayntun (Riviere), double gilt rules around gilt decorations, spine tooled in gilt in compartments, with watercolor oval miniature portrait painting of Napoleon inset to front board, light wear to spine tips, top edges and wide turn-ins gilt; watered silk moiré endpapers. London: The Golden Cockerel Press, 1945

Additional Details

limited edition bound in fine cosway style binding, number 412 of 500 copies. Signed by the editor on the volume 1 title.