LITHOGRAPHIC VIEWS OF THE BUILDINGS & MONUMENTS ON THE BATTLEFIELDS OF WATERLOO, 1842.

Anonymous.


£150.00




1842. 11 cold., & 12 b&w lithographs, in many cases of the same view for artistic comparison ; 29 x 21cm. Attractively bound in an imitation book : cloth covered boards ; marbled paper edges ; mounted title to front ; 2 compartments within, 1 for each set of lithographs ; 31 x 24cm. Lithographs V.G. Small bump to 1 corner of binding o/w FINE. Two attractive collections of lithographic views of the buildings and monuments on the battlefields of Waterloo dating from 1842. Included are illustrations of the chateau of Hougoumont, the Lion of Waterloo, general view of the field of battle at Waterloo, the building where Napoleon spent the night on the 17th and 18th June at the time of the Battle in 1815, the monument to Major Arthur Rowley Heyland at Mount-St. John, the church at Waterloo, the monument to the Prussians at Planchenoit, the tomb of Major Ed. Stables at Waterloo, a view of the village of Mont St. Jean, the scene of the Grand Alliance near Waterloo, and other illustrations. One collection is lavishly coloured and both are uniquely presented in a recently bound mock book folder with marbled edge effects and two separate compartments within. An unusual and attractive early Victorian item.


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