The Life of Napoleon, A Hudibrastic Poem in Fifteen Cantos by Doctor Syntax, Embellished with Thirty Engravings by G. Cruikshank. George Cruikshank, Illustrator.
The Life of Napoleon, A Hudibrastic Poem in Fifteen Cantos by Doctor Syntax, Embellished with Thirty Engravings by G. Cruikshank

The Life of Napoleon, A Hudibrastic Poem in Fifteen Cantos by Doctor Syntax, Embellished with Thirty Engravings by G. Cruikshank

London & Edinburgh: T. Tegg, Wm. Allason & J.Dick, 1815. First edition. Hardcover. 260 pages. 24 x 15.5 cm. 30 hand colored aquatint plates including title, most portraying the dastardly deeds of the Emperor in satyrical style. Plates bright and fresh, offsetting of latter to text. COHN 153, noting first edition points of plates misspelt, pages 94 and 233. ABBEY LIFE 356. TOOLEY 151. Lovely copy, raised bands, spine lettered in gilt. Modern quarter burgundy morocco and marbled boards. Aeg. Fine. Item #21144

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