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Illustrated by Daniel Vierge (Spanish, active in France, 1851–1904), Engraved by Clemént Bellenger (French, 1851–1898), Author Emile Bergerat (French, 1845–1923), Publisher L. Conquet (French, 19th century), Printer A. Lahure (French, late 19th–early 20th century)

Place of Publication: Paris, France


Overall: 17.8 x 12.1 x 1.1 cm (7 x 4 3/4 x 7/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with numerous wood engravings

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(Paris: L. Conquet, 1891) Octavo; [2 ff.] 78 pp. [1 f.], plus frontispiece, and 2 ff. prospectus bound at end; gilt-stamped red morocco (Pagnant; original publisher’s pictorial red wrappers bound in–in marbled paper slipcase).

Illustrations of military life.

Paris: L. Conquet, 1891


Acquired in 1926 in New York by 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