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Title: La Guerre. Racontée par l'image d'après les sculpteurs, les graveurs et les peintres.
Description: Paris, Hachette, 1903. Thick crown quarto. Pp. iv, 414. Fine tinted aquatint heliogravure frontispiece, protected by tissue guard. Title printed in red and black; illustrated with engraved vignette within ornamental gilt frame. Plus 19 fine, tinted aquatint heliogravure plates, all printed on heavy paper within plate mark. With over 400 halftone photo-plates throughout, many of which are full-page. Photographic head- and tail-pieces. List of illustrations. Printed on fine paper. Hardcover, bound in quarter cloth. A very good ex-lib copy (stamp, labels, punches on spine; amall label removed from verso of title-page leaving a blemish). ¶ ~ First edition. Lavishly illustrated. A visual celebration, documenting in hundreds of fine images the history of war and warfare. The hand-printed aquatint photogravure plates in this edition are worth pursuing in particular.

Keywords: Military art illustration illustrated paintings painters costumes uniforms insignia medals orders decorations colours colors ranks history war warfare militaria operations regimentals armed forces army navy battles battlefields Illustrated aquatint gra

Price: EUR 60.00 = appr. US$ 65.21 Seller: Librarium of The Hague
- Book number: 1957

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