[Napoleon]. Joseph Dusaulchoy. Histoire du couronnement (...), 1805

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[NAPOLEON]. Joseph Dusaulchoy [de Bergemont] & J. Lavallée.
Histoire du couronnement ou Relation des cérémonies religieuses, politiques et militaires, qui ont eu lieu pendant les jours mémorables consacrés à célébrer le Couronnement et le Sacre de Sa Majesté Impériale Napoléon Ier, Empereur des Français (…) (History of Coronation or Relations with religious, political and military ceremonies that took place during the memorable days dedicating to celebrating the coronation of his majesty Napoleon I, Emperor of the French). Paris, Dubray, Galetty, 1805

One in-8 octavo volume, rooted full brown calfskin, two gilt friezes framing the boards, plain spine decorated with imperial emblems (eagle, bees, stars, laurel wreath), gilt chaining held by tazzas, gilt floral frieze on interior, all edges gilt (binding solely from era, signed with gilt at bottom on board « rel. p. Lefebvre » [binding by ...]).
Dedicated to « à son Altesse Sérénissime, M.gr le Prince Murat, Grand Amiral, Maréchal de l’Empire, Gouverneur de Paris ».
In frontispiece, portrait of Prince Murat engraved after Isabey; another of Napoleon and five others engrave after Auguste Desnoyers.

Few foxing and few very minor abrasions, otherwise very good example.

Example of presented bound in special toolwork by the official binder.

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