Horace Raisson - Histoire populaire de Napoléon et de la grande armée - 1830

Description
Horace Raisson - Histoire populaire de Napoléon et de la grande armée - 1830
Biography, History, Illustrated, War history - Quantity: 10 - Other - see description - Book

Rare copy of this original edition of the Napoleonic epic told under the pen of Horace-Napoléon Raisson (1798-1854) in 10 volumes in a pretty binding of the time. The text printed on laid paper is illustrated with a portrait of the Emperor and 19 carefully engraved plates.

Provenance: from the library of Roger Magadoux attested by his ex-libris glued to the back of the dishes.

Good general condition but with small defects: rubbed bindings, blunt corners, constant foxing, other small minor defects.
Copies of this complete original edition of its 20 plates are not easily found.

Lot details
Object
Book
Number of Books
10
Subject
Biography, History, Illustrated, War history
Author/ Illustrator
Horace Raisson
Book Title
Histoire populaire de Napoléon et de la grande armée
Condition
Good
Publication year oldest item
1830
Edition
Illustrated Edition
Language
French
Original language
Yes
Publisher
J. Lefebre, J. P. Roret & P. Froment
Binding/ Material
Half leather
Extras
Other - see description
Number of pages
2163
Dimensions
14×9 cm
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