Napoleon in the Other World. A narrative Written by Himself: And Found Near His Tomb in the Island of St. Helena
Xongo-Tee-Foh-Tchi (Zongo-Tee-Foh-Tchi); Baron Henry Antoine de Jomini (attributed to)
Price: 1,250.00 USD
London: Henry Colburn, 1827. Large octavo. IX, 406pp. Gold-lined three-quarter morocco over brown cloth with gold decorations stamped on spine. Gold-tooled raised bands. Top edge gilt. Deckled fore- and bottom page edges. Marbled endpapers. Frontispiece reproductions of a drawing by T. Dighton, drawn on stone. Scarce and fascinating piece of Napoleoniana describing the fallen Emperor on a tour through the outskirts of Heaven and Hell. After various curious experiences, Napoleon is finally brought to the entrance of his Celestial home. Front board and part of back cover sunned. Few small stains on front board, small stain on spine. Slight rubbing on parts of edges and along head and tail of spine. Wear on top corners, otherwise a tight copy with binding in good+, interior in very good to near fine condition. First edition. vg.
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- By This Author: Xongo-Tee-Foh-Tchi (Zongo-Tee-Foh-Tchi); Baron Henry Antoine de Jomini (attributed to)
- By This Publisher: Henry Colburn