The eventful life of Napoleon Bonaparte, late Emperor of the French / by Baron Karlo Excellmanns [pseud.] ; embellished with twenty-two coloured engravings.
- London : Printed for J. Cumberland, 1828.
- Physical Description:
- 4 v. : ill. ; 22 cm.
- Rare Books and ManuscriptsDC203 I74 1828Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon CollectionView by request in the Study Room [Request]
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- Copyright Status:
- Copyright Not Evaluated
- Abbey, J.R. Life in England in aquatint and lithography, 1770-1860, 360.
BAC: British Art Center copy is the Abbey copy.
Text, with minor variations in the first volume, is the same as that in Life of Napoleon, 1823-28, and it appears the book was issued simultaneously in parts by Cumberland and Fairburn, the latter using illustrations by Cruikshank. The plates by Cruikshank proved more attractive,for later issues contain a Cumberland imprint, the probable reason being that the portraits were discarded for the more lively drawings of Cruikshank. Cf. Abbey.
Illustrations by Ridley & Blood and T. Blood; after W[illiam] Bromley and Phillips.
- Subject Terms:
- Cumberland, J. -- Publisher.Engraving -- Specimens -- 1828.Etching -- Specimens -- 1828.Napoleon I, Emperor of the French, 1769-1821.Stipple engraving -- Specimens -- 1828.
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Ireland, W. H. (William Henry), 1777-1835, The eventful life of Napoleon Bonaparte, late Emperor of the French , 1828
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