The life of Napoleon Buonaparte, Emperor of the French : with a preliminary view of the French Revolution / by the author of "Waverley," &c. In three volumes.
- Other records:
- Other Title:
- Life of Napoleon
- Philadelphia : Carey, Lea & Carey ... stereotyped by J. Howe, 1827.
3 v. : port. ; 22 cm.
- Napoleon I, Emperor of the French, 1769-1821.
France -- History -- 1789-1815.
- Place of Publication:
- United States Pennsylvania Philadelphia.
- Portrait of Napoleon engraved by J.B. Longacre from an original miniature by Rousseau.
"In consequence of irregularity in the receipt of the copy from England, several errors have occurred in the paging and heads of chapters. They are of no real importance, but are noticed here to prevent the supposition that the work is imperfect ..."--Advertisement v. 1.
Publisher's advertisements: 8 p. preceding the t.p. of v. 2 & 3.
Errata: v. 3, ii p. at end.
Includes bibliographical references.
- Local notes:
- Forrest copy imperfect: v.1 wanting
Culture Class Collection copy imperfect: v. 2 has front free endpaper wanting.
Athenaeum copy: Copy 2: Hopkinson library; gift of Mr. & Mrs. R. Stephen Uzzel, Jr.
Athenaeum copy: Copy 2 bears frontis. and "advertisement" on half-title verso, not present in copy 1.
- Penn Provenance:
- Forrest, Edwin, Estate of (donor)
Forrest, Edwin, 1806-1872 (stamp)
Burr, Charles W. (Charles Walts), 1861- (donor) (Culture Class Collection copy)
- Penn Chronology:
- Culture Class Collection (University of Pennsylvania)
English Culture Class Collection (University of Pennsylvania)
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