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Author Scott, Walter, 1771-1832.
Title Life of Napoleon Bonaparte : with a preliminary view of the French Revolution / by Sir Walter Scott, Bart., with notes.
Publication Info. Edinburgh : Adam and Charles Black, 1852 (Edinburgh : R. and R. Clark)
Location Call No. Status
 Closed Stack  92 N216 S CS    ASK AT CIRCULATION DESK
Description xvi, 867 p., [23] leaves of plates : ill., ports. ; 26 cm.
Series Miscellaneous prose works of Sir Walter Scott, Bart. ; v. 2
Scott, Walter, 1771-1832. Prose works. Selections. ; v. 2.
Note Added, engraved t.p.
Printer statement from t.p. verso.
In two columns.
Frontispiece portrait of Napoleon and autograph facsimile, dated 1815 and signed: A.& C. Black, Edinburgh.
Engravings signed: R. Graves; J.M.W. Turner; W. Miller; J. Horsburgh; E. Goodall; W. Forrest.
Binding: full calf, borders and decoration in gold; raised bands; floral ornaments and black lettering-piece on spine; rolls on edges; turn-ins; all edges gilt; marbled end-papers.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Local Note Library copy is a gift of Jean Detre; inscription on first binder's blank to Charles Fitzegerald Rushout, signed and dated William H. G. Lennie, Xmas 1857; also signed: Jerome E. Kirsch, 1936.
Subject Napoleon I, Emperor of the French, 1769-1821.
Napoleon I, Emperor of the French, 1769-1821 -- Portraits.
France -- History -- 1789-1815.
Genre or Form Contemporary bindings (Binding) -- Scotland -- 19th century.
Gold tooled bindings (Binding) -- Scotland -- 19th century.
Lettering pieces (Binding) -- Scotland -- 19th century.
Marbled papers (Binding) -- Scotland -- 19th century.
Turn-ins (Binding) -- Scotland -- 19th century.
Presentation inscriptions (Provenance) -- 19th century.
Added Author Turner, J. M. W. (Joseph Mallord William), 1775-1851, illustrator.
Graves, R., engraver.
Miller, William, 1796-1882, engraver.
Horsburgh, James, engraver.
Goodall, Edward, 1795-1870, engraver.
Forrest, William, 1805-1889, engraver.
Rushout, Charles Fitzgerald, former owner.
Lennie, William H. G., inscriber.
Kirsch, Jerome Edwin, former owner, signer.
Detre, Jean, former owner, donor.
Adam and Charles Black (Firm)
R. & R. Clark (Firm), printer.
Added Title Napoleon Bonaparte, with a preliminary view of the French Revolution