THE EXPLOITS OF BRIGADIER GERARD. London: George Newnes, Ltd, 1896. Octavo, pp. [1-8] [1-3] 4-334 [335-336: blank] [note: last leaf is a blank] + 8-page publisher's catalogue dated "10.2.96" inserted at rear, 24 inserted plates with illustrations by W. B. Wollen, original red cloth, front panel stamped in black and gold, spine panel stamped in gold, publisher's monogram stamped in black on rear panel, all edges untrimmed. First edition. 7,500 copies printed. First collection of tales of this Napoleonic soldier. Green and Gibson A19a. Cloth lightly rubbed at spine ends and corner tips, lower front corner tip lightly bruised, top edge of text block dusty, endpapers a bit spotted, still a bright, nearly fine copy. Difficult to find in nice condition. (#147230).
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