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    Sale 2508 | Lot 3
    Price Realized: $3,250With Buyer's Premium
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    • Sale 2508 Lot 3

      (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

      Estimate $1,500 - 2,500

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

      Price Realized (with Buyer's Premium) $3,250