Golden Cockerel Press - Napoleon.Supper at Beaucaire

Golden Cockerel Press - Napoleon.Supper at Beaucaire

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Napoleon. Supper at Beaucaire, translated into English for the first time, by Somerset de Chair. 16mo, pp.38 + colophon, Golden Cockerel Press, London, 1945.

Number 72 of 100 (500) copies on handmade paper, specially bound and signed by the translator. Collotype reproduction of a bust of the Emperor. Stiff vellum, richly gilt with "bee and honeycomb" tracery, designed by John Buckland Wright, all edges gilt. A very good copy indeed.

'A manifesto written by Napoleon during his residence at Marseilles. Taking the form of a conversation betwwen a soldier and a number of companions who discuss revolutionary topics in an inn.' (Cockalorum 166)

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