[Cover title:] Recueil de Trophées Militaires Anciens et Modernes ….

Paris: Chez Chaillou, n.d. [ca. 1830].

Price: $2,500.00

About the item

15 hand-colored lithograpic plates by de Kaeppelin after Pécheux depicting a total of 36 historic and exotic military costumes and munitions, all plates with publisher’s small embossed stamp at foot. 2 vols. Folio. Loose in blue pictorial lithographed blue paper wrappers. Light foxing at margins, else near fine. In custom folding box. Not in Colas, Lipperheide, Hiler. Provenance: Hofbibliothek, Regensburg, with faint ink stamp, old manuscript labels and pencil notes on front cover of first part.

Item #247221

A scarce work, published as an aid to artists for correctly representing historical and foreign military costumes. With finely hand-colored plates after Benoît Pécheux (1779- d. after 1831).