Napoleon's Imperial Guard

Saint-Hilaire, Emil Marco de. Geschichte der Kaiser-Garde.

Leipzig, J. J. Weber, 1848.

4to. XII, 536 pp. With 43 full-page plates (of which 39 hand-coloured, mostly wood-engraved, after H. Bellangé, E. Lami, Ch. Vernier), many smaller wood-engravings in text. Contemporary blue morocco, title lettered in gold on spine, covers gold-tooled, marbled endpapers, edges gilt.


Interesting history of the Imperial Guard of Napoleon, richly illustrated with many hand-coloured military costume plates.

Binding slightly rubbed. A very good copy of a fine work on Napoleon's Imperial Guard.


Colas 2621. Lipperheide 48.

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