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COPIES OF ORIGINAL LETTERS ...
[Part 3]
Copies of original letters from the French army in Egypt. Part the third, consisting of those letters to the French government, intercepted by the British fleet in the Mediterranean which have been published here by authority. With an English translation. Fourth edition.
London: printed for J. Wright, 1800.
[4], xix, [1], 182 p. ; 20.9 cm. (8º)

First edition also 1800; the first part was published in 1798 (q.v.), and the second in 1799 (q.v.), all three installments going through numerous editions. The editor and translator are anonymous. ESTC t166180.

Copy Notes Imperfect; wanting the half-title. Bound (3) with the first part in the first edition and the second part in the fifth edition. The volume was bought per John Williams at R.H. Evans's sale of John Nash's library, 15--20 July, 1835 (q.v.) in lot 39 for 7s. with E. Gifford, Memoirs of the life and campaigns of Napoleon Buonaparte, 1814 (q.v.), and Lewis Goldsmith, The secret history of the cabinet of Bonaparte, 1810 (q.v.). (Spiers Box, Purchases through personal friends; Curatorial Papers/Bailey/Outsize Box 16). Inscribed in ink on first pastedown, partly over Soane's die-sinker bookplate Bought at Mr Nash's / sale by J. Williams / Bookseller for me / 1st day's sale July 1835 / J.S-. Book label of Sir G. Thomas of Dale-Park, Sussex on the front pastedown.

Binding C19th tree calf, gilt double-ruled spine, red morocco spine-labelreading 'Bonaparte's Letters'.

Reference Number 697


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