IRELAND, William Henry. Life of Napoleon Bonaparte. London:"Printed and Published by John Fairburn", 1823-28 [actually: John Cumberland, 1828].
4 volumes, 8° (208 x 128mm.). Engraved titles, 27 folding aquatint plates, 24 hand-coloured, one tinted, all by George Cruikshank (half-titles lacking, some plates shaved with loss to imprint, a few with small repaired tears, others mounted). Later blue morocco gilt, g.e., by Riviere & Son (lower cover volume II detached). Provenance: Malvern Bryan Clopton (bookplate); Lily Lambert McCarthy (bookplate).
Cumberland's 4 volume re-issue with an extended preface. Cohn 435; Tooley 278. (4)