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The Napoleon of Notting Hill

by G. K. Chesterton

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Published by John Lane Company, John Lane: The Bodley Head in New York, London .
Written in English


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The Napoleon / of / Notting Hill / By / Gilbert K. Chesterton / Author of "Heretics" / With Seven Illustrations by / William Graham Robertson / and a Map of the Seat of War / New York : John Lane Company / London : John Lane : The Bodley Head / MCMVI

Pp. 312. Half-title, p. [1]; [2, 3] blank; Frontispiece, [4]; Title-page, p. [5]; Copyright 1904 / By John Lane / Copyright 1906 / By John Lane Company / Set up and Electrotyped by William G. Hewitt, New York, U. S. A., p. [6]; Dedicatory poem, To Hilaire Belloc, pp. 7, 8; Contents pp. 9, 10; List of Illustrations, p. [11]; p. [12] blank; Divisional half-title, not included in pagination; Text pp. 13-[301]; [302] blank; [303-312] advertisements. The seven illustrations are tipped in to face the title-page and pp. 16, 70, 104, 190, 220, 264 and 296.

Blue cloth lettered in black. Front: THE NAPOLEON / OF / NOTTING HILL / [picture of roof-tops and water tower in black] / GILBERT K. CHESTERTON [All within a double ruled border.]

Edition Notes

Other titlesThe Napoleon of Notting Hill: A Romance
StatementBy Gilbert K. Chesterton, Author of "Heretics"; With Seven Illustrations by William Graham Robertson and a Map of the Seat of War
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPZ3.C4265 N2, PR4453.C4, PR4453.C4n 1906
The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Pagination[6], 7-300, [14] p. incl. front., [7] leaves of plates : ill., map ; 19 cm. (12º)
Number of Pages328
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7150570M
LC Control Number41034788
OCLC/WorldCa6843134, 223273522, 647521913, 263172202, 679898324

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The Napoleon of Notting Hill. Chesterton conjures up a London neighborhood that has become an independent city, fond of pageantry and traditional ways, isolated by high walls from the rest of the world.

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