Philip de Segur. History of the Expedition to Russia (2 vol set)

Philip de Segur. History of the Expedition to Russia (2 vol set)

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General Count Philip de Segur. History of the Expedition to Russia (2 vol set) Undertaken by the Emperor Napoleon in the year 1812. New-York: Harper & Brothers, 1842. [8814]

Two volumes, black leather spines with gilt titles, black cloth boards, 6 1/4 x 4 inches, bindings tight. Some worming to the spines, vol. ii. with short crack bottom front joint. Lacks half of the map (vol. i.) and some pages in vol. ii. have old dark stains; both volumes with foxing. End papers with old writing and scribbles.  Priced to sell as reading copies. Fair. Hardcover.

All very readable but with staining to the first and last several leaves of vol. ii. 1842 school district library inscriptions on the ffep of each volume; vol. 1. with pencil scribbles filling the rest of the front free end paper.