LOCKHART, John Gibson. The Life of Napoleon Buonaparte. Illustrated. 914 London: Bickers & Son, 1897. pp. xxii, 496. Contemporary full polished calf. Covers framed by double gilt fillets enclosing in the centre the badge of Downside Abbey in gilt. Spine divided into six compartments by five gilt raised bands, title and author in gilt on purple morocco label in second, the remainder elaborately tooled in gilt to a centre-and-corner design with an arabesque tool in centre; red, blue and gold endbands; comb-marbled endpapers, front endpaper replaced. Some damp staining to frontispiece, title and first gathering. A good copy.
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