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Hewetson, William B
The life of Napoleon Bonaparte.
London : Printed & published by J. Wallis, 77, Berwick Street, Soho, and sold by S.A. Oddy, 20, Warwick Lane, J. Goodwin, 10, Ave-Maria Lane, and Davies & Eldridge, 61, Fore St., Exeter, [1812?]
Physical Description:
46 parts (545 p.) : ill. ; 22 cm.
Rare Books and Manuscripts
DC203 .H38 1812
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Engraved title page, issued with part no. 1. All parts have cover title: The life of Napoleon Bonaparte; with a history of the principal effects which occasioned his elevation to the throne of France, including anecdotes of his family, and the most celebrated characters that have appeared during and since the Revolution. By W. B. Hewetson, Esq. London.
At head of wrappers, parts 6-46: Interesting memoirs of the French Emperor, his generals, &c. with superb engravings.
Illustrations by James Wallis; after Carl Friedrich Laffert.
J. Wallis published at 77 Berwick Street in 1812. Cf. Brown.
Brown, P.A.H. London publishers and printers, 1982, p. 212
BAC: British Art Center copy in 46 separate parts, as issued. In original paper wrappers, stabbed binding. Bookplate: Ex Libris Roy Hamilton Stephens. Pt. 20 inscribed: Maveygessey (?).
Subject Terms:
Davies and Eldridge -- Publisher.
Engraving -- Specimens -- [1812]
France -- History -- Consulate and First Empire, 1799-1815.
France -- Kings and rulers -- Biography.
Goodwin, J. -- Publisher.
Johnson, J. -- Publisher.
Maveygessey -- Autograph.
Napoleon I, Emperor of the French, 1769-1821.
Oddy, S. A. -- Publisher.
Sherwood, Neeley, and Jones -- Publisher.
Stephens, Roy Hamilton -- Bookplate.
Tegg, T. -- Publisher.
Wallis, J. -- Publisher.
Wallis, J., printer, engraver.
Laffert, Carl Friedrich, 1783-1825, ill.
Wallis, J., printer, publisher.

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