Histoire de l'Empereur Napoléon
Illustrated by Emile-Jean-Horace Vernet (called Horace Vernet) (French, 1789–1863), Engraved by Andrew Best Leloir (French, mid-19th century), Engraved by Louis Henri Brévière (French, 1797–1869), Engraved by Lacoste père et fils (French, active 1830s–1860s), Engraved by Antoine Alphée Piaud (French, active 1837–1866), Engraved by M. U. Sears (English, born about 1800), Author Paul Mathieu Laurent (French, 1793–1877), Publisher J. J. Dubochet et Ce (French, 19th century)
Place of Publication: Paris, France
Carteret III, 375; Ray, French Illustrated Book, 203; Brivois, p. 251
Overall: 26.1 x 18.3 x 5.2 cm (10 1/4 x 7 3/16 x 2 1/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Illustrated book with 500 wood engravings
Not On View
(Paris: J. J. Dubochet et Ce., 1839) Large octavo; 802 pp., plus frontispiece; contemporary half gilt-stamped green morocco, marbled paper boards.
Historical illustrations of events from the life of Napoleon
Paris: J. J. Dubochet et Ce, 1839
William A. Sargent, Boston (1858-1936), by whom bequeathed to MFA, November 17, 1937.
William A. Sargent Collection—Bequest of William A. Sargent