Vienna: 1809. Broadside. Printed in Vienna at the Government Palace, July 12, 1809. Measures 14" x 15.25". Bilingual broadside in French and German posted during Napoleon's second occupation of Vienna. The notice demands that the population contribute their subsistence and housing to the French occupying forces. It is interesting to note that a version of this Broadside currently housed in the permanent collection of the University of California at Berkeley appears on the internet in French only. Fine condition.
Germany. Engraving. Image measures 12.75" x 7.75". This fine engraving depicts Charles François Dumouriez, the French Revolutionary General. Posted resolutely in front of a tree that mirrors his firm stature, Dumouriez is shown with his sword in hand, fearlessly and even threateningly admiring the sharp tip of his weapon. Behind him, a scene of a military camp includes cannons, flags, tents, and soldiers on horseback. The print is in good condition with narrow margins. Two stains toward the right, otherwise...
London: Methuen, 1897. 12 fine photogravures with lettered tissue guards, hundreds of black & white illustrations throughout the text. Rubricated title, 624 pages, tall thick 4to, handsomely bound in 3/4 maroon morocco with Napoleonic emblems in gold along the spine (light rubbing). London: Methuen, 1897. Very good (+).