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Author: Elting, John R.
Title: Napoleonic Uniforms, Volumes I, II, III, IV
Author: Elting, John R.
Place: New York / Rosemont IL
Publisher: Macmillan (v. I, II); Emperor's Press (v. III, IV)
Date: 1993-2000

Description: Four quarto volumes, about 11.25 inches (28.5 cm) tall. The first two volumes published by Macmillan are in coarse white buckram stamped in gilt; the last two volumes published by Emperor Press are in gilt stamped tan cloth. The first two volumes are unpaginated but there are 918 captioned color plates (most full-page) reproduced from watercolors. The second two volumes, covering the uniforms of the allies and enemies of Napoleon, contains 640 pages over the two volumes, almost all containing a full page color plate. illustrated by Herbert Knötel. First Edition. An incredible wealth of information on what the combatants looked like. Donated by Gallagher Books, Denver, CO.

Condition: There is a tiny bit of exposed thread at the corner of volume one and barely a hint of extremity wear to all volumes. The jackets are crisp, bright, unworn. A remarkable set of books in near new condition. Item number: 270022

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Napoleonic Uniforms, Vol. I-IV profusely illustrated

Estimate $300 - $500Feb 11, 2018