The Life of Napoleon, A Hudibrastic Poem in Fifteen Cantos by Doctor Syntax, embellished with Thirty Engravings by G. Cruikshank.
London: Tegg, 1817. 8vo, 260 pp. with 30 sepia plates by Cruikshank, offsetting from the plates and scattered foxing throughout. Modern full crimson crushed red morocco extra, backstrip richly gilt, gilt edges, a fine new binding probably by Bayntun. In a quarter red morocco box with ormolu (see below), which has made a very small dent in the upper cover of the book. Second issue (Tooley 152). This copy has inset into the inside cover of the box a very fine ormolu Napoleonic crown in perfect condition.
(Item Id: 106741)