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Creator:
Napoleon I, Emperor of the French, 1769-1821, author.
Title:
Supper at Beaucaire / by Napoleon Bonaparte ; translated into English for the first time, by Somerset De Chair.
Alternate Title(s):
Souper de Beaucaire. English.
Published/Created:
London, England : Printed and published at the Golden Cockerel Press, MCMXLV [1945]
Physical Description:
38, [1] pages : portrait ; 15 x 11 cm
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
DC214 .N317 1945
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Classification:
Books
Notes:
Manifesto written by Napoleon during his residence in Marseilles taking the form of a conversation between a soldier and a number of companions who discuss revolutionary topics in an inn.
"Designed, produced, and published by Christopher Sandford at the Golden Cockerell Press, London. Composition, press-work and collotype reproduction at the Chiswick Press. The edition is limited to 500 numbered copies, nos. 1-100 on Batchelor's handmade paper and bound in full vellum, nos. 101-500 on Fabriano's mouldmade paper and bound in cloth."--Colophon.
Frontispiece collotype included in pagination.
Bibliography of the Golden Cockerel Press, 1921-1949, 166
BEIN 2014 1400: Copy 74. Binder's stamp: S. & S. Autograph of Somerset Struben De Chair.
BEIN 2014 1405: Copy 126. Dust jacket. Bookseller's label: Holliday Bookshop.
SML,Y Bi37h 793ng: [This is] number 114.
BAC: British Art Center is no. 24 of 500, the first 100 of which are printed on Batchelor's handmade paper and bound in full vellum. Signed by the translator. Binder's stamp: S. & S. [i.e. Sangorski & Sutcliffe].
Subject Terms:
De Chair, Somerset Struben, 1911- -- Autograph.
France -- History -- Reign of Terror, 1793-1794.
France -- History -- Revolution, 1789-1799
France -- Kings and rulers.
Napoleon I, Emperor of the French, 1769-1821.
Private press books -- England -- London -- Specimens.
Form/Genre:
Private press books (Publishing) -- England -- London.
Binders' stamps (Binding) -- Sangorski & Sutcliffe.
Booksellers' labels (Provenance) -- Holliday Bookshop.
Photomechanical prints -- 1945.
Contributors:
De Chair, Somerset Struben, 1911-, translator.
Golden Cockerel Press, publisher.
Chiswick Press, printer.
Sandford, Christopher, book designer.
Sangorski & Sutcliffe, binder.
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