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Masson, Frederic, 1847-1923.
     Livre du Sacre de l'Empereur Napoléon, texte par Frédéric Masson ... Paris, Goupil & cie; Manzi, Joyant & cie, 1908.

Bound by Chambolle-Duru in green levant; gold tooled with elaborate border of conventionalized design; crown "N"s at four corners; lettered in gold; gold dentelle with crowned imperial eagles at four corners; royal purple corded silk doublure; similiar guard; gilt edges; original gray paper wrappers lettered in red and black, bound in; marbled paper slip case.

No. VI of 50 numbered copies on Imperial Japan paper.

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