4 April 2003
MASSON, Frederic. Cavaliers de Napoleon. Paris, . 4o. Full black morocco, covers with gilt arms of Napoleon and laurel branches, all edges gilt, elaborate inlaid doublures gilt, by CHAMBOLLE-DURU. LIMITED EDITION, number 12 of 75 copies on japon, with plates and illustrations in two states, by E. Detaille, one signed by E. Detaille. Sumptuously extra-illustrated with 36 letters and documents of Napoleon and his Marshalls, members of his family and of the work of the illustrators Detaille and Meissonier. Includes: Napoleon autograph endorsement "Approve N.P. 11 May 1810" approving various appointments, 3 pages, 4to.
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