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Auction 188, Lot 55

"Napoleon et son Epoque", Didot, Firmin

Subject: Cartographic Miscellany, Napoleon

Period: 1834 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

23.8 x 34.8 inches
60.5 x 88.4 cm
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This fascinating sheet chronicles the life and times of Napoleon Bonaparte. At the top of the sheet is an engraving of a statue of the Emperor of the French, with examples of his signature below. The rest of the sheet is comprised of several panels of French text that includes biographical sketches, chronologies, information about Napoleon's contemporaries and legacy, and more. Illustration and text are surrounded by a regal border. This is the fifth edition, published by Nourtier in Paris, with typography by Firmin Didot Freres.


Condition: A

Issued folding on a sturdy sheet.

Estimate: $160 - $200


Closed on 6/22/2022