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Napoleon's last Grande Armée. Eyewitness of the 1813 Campaign. Empire green cover. 74/100

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Extremely rare and interesting book that shows details that are rarely visible in paintings, as way of attaching swordknots, how was used haversack...etc.
Very good condition. 1st Printing. 347 pp/illus. Gilt trimmed pages.Beautiful new oversized book with gilt impressions on .
coverDuring the summer of 1813, two German artists drew illustrations of the French troops stationed around Dresden and Freiberg in Saxony. These were copied in the early 1900s by Charles Brun, one of the foremost uniform artists of the era. This book reproduces over 130 color plates of the original never before published Dresden Manuscript paintings of Napoleon's Grande Army by Charles Brun and 50 color Freiberg Manuscript paintings detailing the Grand Armee Uniforms.
Superb full-page uniform plates. # of 1,000 total published.
Signed by author on bookplate inside front cover.
Size: Folio - over 12" - 15" tall.
Signed by Author. Copy number 74/100.