Napoloeon by Thackeray illus 1915 Limited to 75 copies
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Price : US $32.00
Napoleon : An Essay by William Makepeace Thackeray. Together with reproductions of five original sketches by the author. Privately printed in 1915 by D. B. Updike, The Merrymount Press. This is one of only 75 copies. First edition, with no other printings indicated. Inscribed by William B. Osgood Field, who wrote the foreword. There is scuffing to the spine label, otherwise the book is in near fine condition.
William B. Osgood Field was a prominent bibliophile and member of the Grolier Club, and a philanthropist. His papers are part of the collection at the New York Public Library, Manuscripts and Archives Division.
The book's inscription reads : 'Darwin P. Kingsley of the Hobby Club with regards of W. B. Osgood Field February 17th 1916'.
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