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Le premier grenadier de France. La Tour d'Auvergne--étude biographique.

Illustrated by Jean Baptiste Edouard Detaille (French, 1848–1912), Illustrated by Etienne-Prosper Berne-Bellecour (French, 1838–1910), Illustrated by Julien Le Blant (French, born in 1851), Illustrated by Eugène Baugniès (French, 1842–1891), Illustrated by Alexandre Ferdinandus (French, died in 1888), Author Paul Déroulède (French, 1846–1914), Publisher Georges Hurtrel (French, 19th century), Printer Lemercier et Cie. (French, 19th century), Printer Charles Gillot (French, 1853–1903)

Place of Publication: Paris, France


Overall: 16.1 x 11.5 x 2.8 cm (6 5/16 x 4 1/2 x 1 1/8 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with four color lithographs and numerous photomechanical relief prints

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(Paris: Georges Hurtrel, 1886) Small octavo; 272 pp. [1 f.], plus 2 plates; original publisher’s printed wrappers.

Illustrations of military history

Paris: Georges Hurtrel, 1886


William A. Sargent, Boston (1858-1936), by whom bequeathed to MFA, November 17, 1937.

Credit Line

William A. Sargent Collection—Bequest of William A. Sargent