BARTHELEMY (Auguste) et MERY (Joseph)

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BARTHELEMY (Auguste) et MERY (Joseph)
Napoleon in Egypt, Waterloo and the Son of Man
preceded by a literary notice by M. Tissot. Illustrated edition by Horace
Vernet and H. Bellangé.
Paris, Bourdin, s.d. (1842).
Large in-8, black half-maroquin with corners, spine ribbed and decorated with gilt fillets, untrimmed, gilt head, case (A. Devauchelle).
gilt, case (A. Devauchelle).
First edition.
17 engravings outside the text and numerous vignettes in the text engraved on wood after Horace
Vernet and Hippolyte Bellangé.
One of the very rare copies on China paper, impeccably preserved at all margins.
As it should be, the hors texte engravings are on chine applied on vellum.
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