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VIGNERON, Hippolyte.

Précis critique et militaire de la guerre d'Orient

édigé sur les documents inédits suivi d'un aperçu sur les opérations des flottes alliées dans la Mer Noire et la Baltique.

Stock Code
105111
Paris, Eugène Pick, 1858
£4,250

A superbly bound title on the Crimean War from the library of Napoleon III (1808-1873), with maps including a plan of the Battle of Traktir and one of Sebastopol.

A beautiful example of the work of Despièrres, binder to the Emperor Napoleon III.



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Description

First edition, 8vo (22.5 x 14.5 cm), viii, 416 pp., engraved portrait frontispiece, slightly spotted, 4 folding maps at rear, all edges gilt, green silk endpapers, edged in gilt ; contemporary green morocco ornately decorated in gilt with the arms of Napoleon III on spine and boards, gilt lettered and signed by the binder J. Despierres on the spine; a fine copy.

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