With Napoleon in Russia: Major Faber du Faur

£36.00 (GBP)

With Napoleon in Russia: The Illustrated Memoirs of Major Faber du Faur, 1812/Christian Wilhelm von Faber du Faur: edited and translated by Jonathan North. Greenhill Books. Hardcover. First edition 2001. Out of print. Condition: Very good, small compression damage to top corner of cover and pages. ISBN 1853674540

This unique and stunning first hand account of Napoleon’s ill-fated invasion of Russia in 1812 is illustrated by powerful colour plates, taken from the simple but detailed sketches made by the author throughout the campaign. Both a career soldier and talented amateur artist, he served, like many others at that time, as a mercenary in the Napoleonic army.

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