"IN THE WHOLE CONDUCT OF BUONAPARTE WE HAVE HITHERTO SEEN NOTHING BUT BREACH OF FAITH, DUPLICITY, AND CONTEMPT OF ALL MORAL AND RELIGIOUS PRINCIPLE": THREE TRACTS CRITICAL OF NAPOLEON, UNIFORMLY AND HANDSOMELY BOUND
(NAPOLEON). Atrocities of the Corsican Demon; or, a Glance at Buonaparte. WITH: Anecdotes of the Court and Family of Napoleon Bonaparte. WITH: An Analysis of the Talents and Character of Napoleon Bonaparte. London: Lane, Newman & Co.; Henry Colburn; William Sams, 1803, 1818, 1821. Three volumes. Octavo, 20th-century uniform full red morocco gilt, spines and covers decorated with Napoleonic emblems, raised bands, marbled endpapers, top edges gilt. $2800.
First editions of three anonymous works critical of Napoleon, very handsomely bound in full morocco-gilt by Hatchards.
The Atrocities of the Corsican Demon, illustrated with an engraved frontispiece portrait, gives a highly critical survey of Napoleon's military and political career to date. Anecdotes of the Court and Family, illustrated with an engraved folding plate depicting "Public Characters of 1799-1800," was translated from the French. An Analysis of the Talents and Character, illustrated with an engraved frontispiece portrait, was penned "by a General Officer." Lowndes, 1649 (Anecdotes).
Fine condition, very handsomely bound.