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

London & Edinburgh: T. Tegg, Wm. Allason & J.Dick, 1815. First edition. Hardcover. 260 pages. 24 x 15.5 cm. 30 hand colored aquatint plates with tissue guards, plus title, most portraying the dastardly deeds of the Emperor in satyrical style. Plates bright and fresh. COHN 153, noting first edition points of plates misspelt, pages 94 and 233. ABBEY LIFE 356. TOOLEY 151. Modest, intermittent marginal toning, raised bands, spine panels decorated in blind, lettered in gilt. Modern quarter black morocco and marbled boards. Teg. Near fine. Item #21398

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