Paris, Adolphe Elahays: 1860
First edition, first printing. (1859 on title page; 1860 on front wrapper)
Imperial 4to, ¾ cloth with original paper wrappers bound in. Color plates engraved on steel by Ch. COLIN after RAFFET.
171 pp. Frontispiece, title vignette on India paper and 20 colored plates by Raffet. Text in French by Eugene Fieffe. The color plates show the uniforms of the various regiments of the Imperial Guard; frontispiece of Napoleon in uniform on horseback. The last 80 pp. are a list of all the officers of the Imperial Guard in 1813, the composition of the Guard on Elba Island, text of the decrees rela... View More...