Types et Uniformes: L'Armée Française par Édouard Detaille; texte par Jules Richard. Jean Baptiste Edouard Detaille.
Types et Uniformes: L'Armée Française par Édouard Detaille; texte par Jules Richard
Types et Uniformes: L'Armée Française par Édouard Detaille; texte par Jules Richard
Types et Uniformes: L'Armée Française par Édouard Detaille; texte par Jules Richard
Types et Uniformes: L'Armée Française par Édouard Detaille; texte par Jules Richard

Types et Uniformes: L'Armée Française par Édouard Detaille; texte par Jules Richard

Paris: Boussod, Valadon et Cie. 1889. Hardcover. 2 volumes bound together: [2], 128, [4] p., frontispiece and 32 color plates; [4], 116, [8] p., frontispiece and 28 color plates: many in-text drawings; 49 cm. Contemporary half calf with six spine compartments between raised bands. Gilt-tooled title in second compartment and gilt-tooled decoration in remaining compartments. Marbled paper over boards. Top page edges gilt. Marbled endpapers. Issued in 16 parts in portfolios. Title pages in red and black, with vignette. Contents: vol. 1. États-majors -- Écoles -- Infanterie -- Cavalerie; vol. 2. Armes spéciales -- Corps indigènes -- Corps auxiliaires -- Marine. The artist Jean Baptiste Edouard Detaille (1848-1912) was the official painter of the Franco-Prussian War of 1870-1871 and became famous for his paintings of soldiers, military life and manoeuvres, and uniforms, all of which are included in this impressive volume. A heavy book; for international shipping, it will have to be sent by priority international. In Near Fine Condition: edges rubbed; text and plates are clean and bright. Near Fine. Item #007032

Price: $750.00