EDWARD ORME’S DRAMATIC COLLECTION OF 40 SUPERB HAND-COLORED AQUATINTS ILLUSTRATING EVENTS OF THE NAPOLEONIC WARS
(NAPOLEON) ORME, Edward, editor. Historic, Military and Naval Anecdotes of Personal Valor. London, circa 1835.
First edition, second issue, of this vivid visual documentation of notable British victories, with 40 beautifully hand-colored aquatints, including extraordinary views of the Battle of Waterloo, Napoleon’s Russian campaign and the Battle of Trafalgar. Attractively bound. $7800.