Napoléon et Son Fils.Paris: Goupil & Cie, 1904 Stock Code: 125547
First edition, first impression, number 783 of 800 copies. Frederic Masson (1847-1923) was a French historian who specialised in Napoleonic history and produced a series of biographical works about Napoleon and his family, including the present title.
Large quarto (332 x 265 mm). Contemporary half green morocco by Bumpus, raised bands to spine, compartments lettered and tooled in gilt, double gilt rule to green cloth sides, gilt coat of arms to front cover, blue endpapers.
Colour frontispiece, 43 plates, all with captioned tissue guards, tipped-in facsimile letter.
Spine sunned, occasional foxing to text block. A near-fine copy.
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