Journal of the Private Life and Conversations of the Emperor Napoleon at Saint Helena, complete in 4 volumes -- General George 'Young Napoleon' McClellan's copy

Journal of the Private Life and Conversations of the Emperor...
Journal of the Private Life and Conversations of the Emperor...
Journal of the Private Life and Conversations of the Emperor...
Journal of the Private Life and Conversations of the Emperor...

London: Colburn, Complete set in 4 volumes. 1824, later edition. Mid-19th century half-leather gilt, with recent spine labels. The third and fourth volumes have George B. McClellan's bookplate (head impaled on dagger, with 'Sapit Qui Reputat' (He is wise who thinks twice)). McClellan was often referred to as the Napoleon of American generals in the press and was dubbed 'Young Napoleon' because of his favoring the grand battle style of military strategy. Very Good, with only light wear to the extremities. Volume 1 with 2 color plates, 2 engraved portraits and fold-out plan. Volume 2 with color frontis and fold-out map. Volume 3 with engraved plate and fold-out map. Volume 4 with color frontis. 4 volume set, the last two with bookplate of Civil War General George McClellan. Digital images available upon request. Very Good / No Jacket.

Item #0080281

Price: $1,000.00