Toussaint Louverture, general en chef de l'armee de Saint-Domingue, surnomme le premier des noirs.

GRAGNON-LACOSTE, (Thomas Prosper).

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Description: Ouvrage ecrit d'apres des documents inedits et les papiers historiques et secrets de la famille Louverture. Frontis. portrait of Toussaint Louverture. viii, 402pp. 8vo, later half black morocco; (edges of boards worn, some foxing including margins of portrait, very small tear in margin of first few pages, otherwise very good). Paris: A. Durant et Pedone-Lauriel, 1877.

Comments: The portrait of Toussaint Louverture is based on a painting of him from the collection of his son, Isaac. The painting was painted by a contemporary of Louverture and is considered by Isaac to be a realistic portrait of his father. This portrait is one of the few portraits published that is an accurate portrayal of Toussaint Louverture.

Edition: First Edition
Binding: hardcover
Language: French
Type: Books

Book ID: 158152


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