Napoleon's Last Grande Armee: Portraits from the 1813 Campaign

 
9780974877402: Napoleon's Last Grande Armee: Portraits from the 1813 Campaign

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Umhey, Alfred
Editore: Military History Press, Berkeley, CA (2005)
ISBN 10: 0974877409 ISBN 13: 9780974877402
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Frey Fine Books
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Descrizione libro Military History Press, Berkeley, CA, 2005. Leather. Condizione libro: Fine. Condizione sovraccoperta: No jacket as issued. First American edition. Folio - over 12 - 15" tall. 1st American edition, stated. Limited deluxe edition. A Fine copy. Folio, 347 pp., illustrated with 148 color plates, illustrated glossary of uniform terms, extensive indexes. Bound in full burgundy leather, with Napoleonic letter and crown on the front board. Marbled end papers, silk ribbon. a.e.g. A Fine copy. ****This book presents lost images of Napoleon's Army, all based on the remarkable portraits by two artists during the two-month armistice of 1813. What these young illustrators witnessed and recorded that summer in Saxony was the assembly of Napoleon's Last Grande Armee, a vast and colorful multifunctional force that included French, Dutch, Poles and Italians.**** Volume I of IV in The Age of Napoleon Limited Edition Series. Codice libro della libreria 001858

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Umhey, Alfred.
ISBN 10: 0974877409 ISBN 13: 9780974877402
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Articles of War Ltd
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Descrizione libro 2005, new copy, LIMITED EDITION OF 1,000 NUMBERED COPIES ONLY , HARD BOUND IN RICH MOROCCAN-STYLE LEATHER BINDING, GILT STAMPINGS, ITALIAN MARBLED END-PAPERS , ACID FREE PAPER, SMYTH SEWN BINDING, SILK RIBBON MARKER. 9 1/2 X 13 1/2, 347 pages, 148 color uniform plates, illustrated glossary of uniform terms, extensive indexes. FINE CONDITION -----------------------------------------------------------During the summer armistice of the 1813 campaign, two German artists drew illustrations of the French troops stationed around Dresden and Freiberg in Saxony. The men depicted belonged to Emperor Napoleon's last Grande Armée, a colorful multinational force that included, among others, French, Dutch, Italian and Polish soldiers.These rare, exceptional paintings provide invaluable eyewitness evidence of the uniforms of the period, quite set apart from the sometimes fanciful, second-hand works of modern artists. Unlike many uniform plates, the illustrations in these two artists' portfolios show what Napoleon's men actually wore on campaign.Nearly a century after they were first rendered, French historian and collector Gabriel Cottreau commissioned Charles Brun, one of the foremost artists of the era, to copy 98 of the original images from both portfolios. Sadly, many of the original uniform plates were later destroyed, lost, or disappeared into private collections.In 2000, some of the original plates resurfaced and permission to publish them, along with the 98 Brun copies, was obtained. We are extremely pleased to offer a book featuring nearly 148 uniform plates, including 50 original Freiberg plates, plus the entire Brun collection. This extraordinary publication includes new descriptive text in English by renowned uniformologist Alfred Umhey. Nearly every plate is presented at its full original size on heavy art paper along with the artist's original notes, translated for this edition. Codice libro della libreria 36930

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Umhey, Alfred.
Editore: Military History P., 2005. (2005)
ISBN 10: 0974877409 ISBN 13: 9780974877402
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Military Books
(Washington, DC, U.S.A.)
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Descrizione libro Military History P., 2005., 2005. Hardcover. Condizione libro: As New. Limited/Numbered. Ltd. Ed. #169 of 1000 copies. 346p. Color uniform Illustrations. Maps. "During the summer armistice of the 1813 campaign, two German artists drew illustrations of the French troops stationed around Dresden and Freiberg in Saxony. The men depicted belonged to Emperor Napoleon's last Grande Armée, a colorful multinational force that included, among others, French, Dutch, Italian and Polish soldiers. These rare, exceptional paintings provide invaluable eyewitness evidence of the uniforms of the period, quite set apart from the sometimes fanciful, second-hand works of modern artists. Unlike many uniform plates, the illustrations in these two artists' portfolios show what Napoleon's men actually wore on campaign. Nearly a century after they were first rendered, French historian and collector Gabriel Cottreau commissioned Charles Brun, one of the foremost artists of the era, to copy 98 of the original images from both portfolios. Sadly, many of the original uniform plates were later destroyed, lost, or disappeared into private collections. In 2000, some of the original plates resurfaced and permission to publish them, along with the 98 Brun copies, was obtained. We are extremely pleased to offer a book featuring nearly 148 uniform plates, including 50 original Freiberg plates, plus the entire Brun collection. This extraordinary publication includes new descriptive text in English by renowned uniformologist Alfred Umhey. Nearly every plate is presented at its full original size on heavy art paper along with the artist's original notes, translated for this edition". Red leather with gilt decorations on the spine. Raised bands. Gilt edges. SIGNED by Umhey on the limitation plate. Very Oversize. As New copy. Signed by Author. Book. Codice libro della libreria 82-155

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