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    [Napoleon and Josephine]. Frédéric Masson. Joséphine, Imperatrice et Reine. Paris: Goupil, 1899. One of 1,200 copies printed on Marais paper. From a private collection from New Orleans.


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    Folio. Approximately 12.75 x 9.75 inches. [iv], 270 pages. With hand-colored frontispiece and forty illustrations (most are inserted, some of which are intertextual). Contemporary full red morocco, boards ruled and paneled in gilt, spine paneled and lettered in gilt in compartments, five raised bands, gilt turn-ins, top edge gilt. Spine a bit dull, front hinge cracking a bit near the bottom, tailcap of spine chipped, some additional minor wear and rubbing to binding. Minor foxing in text. Bookplate ("Hyatt"). Still, a good copy.



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    April, 2014
    2nd Wednesday
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