Cover of: The Napoleon of Notting Hill | G. K. Chesterton

Contributors

  • Illustrator
    W. Graham Robertson
  • Dedicated to
    Hilaire Belloc
  • Printer
    William Clowes & Sons, Limited, London and Beccles.
  • Cover Design
    W. Graham Robertson

About the Book

A witty and surreal novel of the future.

In a rather dull stuck-in-a-rut future, a prankster chosen randomly to be King of England revives the old ways and inadvertently arouses romantic patriotism and civil war between the boroughs of London.

About the Edition

The Napoleon / of / Notting Hill / By / Gilbert K. Chesterton / With Seven Full-Page Illustrations by / W. Graham Robertson / and a Map of the Seat of War / John Lane: The Bodley Head / London & New York. MDCCCCIV

Pp. ix, 304. Half-title, p. [i]; [ii] blank; Frontispiece, not included in pagination; Title-page, p. [iii]; Copyright in U.S.A., 1904. / William Clowes & Sons, Limited, London and Beccles., p. [iv]; Dedicatory poem, To Hilaire Belloc, pp. v, vi; Contents, pp.vii, viii; Illustrations, p. ix; [10-12] blank; 13-[301] text, [302] blank; [303, 304] advertisements. The seven full-page illustrations are tipped in to face the title-page and pp. 16, 70, 104, 190, 220, 264 and 296. The title-page is mounted on a stub.

Olive-green cloth lettered in black. Front: THE NAPOLEON / OF / NOTTING HILL / [picture of roof-tops and water tower in black and red] / GILBERT K. CHESTERTON [All within a double ruled border.] Spine: [rule] / THE / NAPOLEON / OF / NOTTING / HILL / G. K. CHESTERTON / [figure in black and red] / JOHN LANE / [rule] [All within a ruled border]. Top edges green, others uncut.

A. As above. BM 22 April 04.
B. Top edges green, others trimmed.
C. Front and spine lettered in red, otherwise as A.
D. As A, but foot of spine reads THE BODLEY HEAD in place of JOHN LANE.

Published March 22, 1904, at 6s. 5,000 copies.

Edition Notes

First Impression. Crown 8vo. Includes publisher's advertisements at end. Original retail price: 6s or $1.50.

Issued in green buckram. Laid end papers. All edges uncut.
NOTE.—Later issues of the first edition have lettering in red, instead of black, on front cover.

Published in the UK: 22 March 1904; in USA: April 1904.

Other Titles
The Napoleon of Notting Hill: A Romance
Copyright Date
1904

Classifications

Library of Congress
PZ3.C4265 Ni, PR4453.C4, PR4453.C4 A4 N63 1904, 828 C526n
LCCN Permalink
http://lccn.loc.gov/04011539

The Physical Object

Format
Hardcover
Pagination
[4], ix, [10]-300, [6] p. incl. front., [7] leaves of plates : ill., map ; 19 cm. (8º)
Number of pages
324
Dimensions
19 x x centimeters

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL23365952M
Internet Archive
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LC Control Number
04011539
OCLC/WorldCat
3331377, 558508956, 682509238, 228678064, 697582584, 459243352, 659679724, 499785316, 476025210, 24972938
Amazon UK
B001DY2NHA, B001O2OFCC
Hathi Trust
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Google
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Internet Speculative Fiction Database
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Bodleian, Oxford University
014254529, 015191965
British Library
000680147, 009588197
Harvard University Library
004933919, 004861950
Shelfari
398498
Project Gutenberg
20058
Scribd
74247547, 2375188, 53389106, 37278404
Library Thing
13081
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6906673
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