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Precious collection illustrated with 333 plates of military uniforms entirely stenciled.

Very beautiful and precious testimony about military uniforms on the eve of French revolution.







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[RECUEIL D'UNIFORMES MILITAIRES].

-Tenues des troupes à pied d’après le règlement arrêté par le Roi le 21 Février 1779, d’après Hoffmann dont on a gravé et copié une planche sur papier ancien mises en couleur et expliquées par Gabriel Cottreau, membre de la Sabretache.

[Engraved c. 1780] Watercolored in La Mézière, 1900-1901.

-Planches gravées d’après Nicolas Hoffman par Gosselin Exemplaire entièrement colorié par Gabriel Cottreau.

[Engraved c. 1780] Watercolored in La Mézière, 1902-1903.

-Les grenadiers de l’Infanterie, Royal Artillerie, les chasseurs à pied et les milices, dans leurs uniformes des ordonnances du 1 octobre 1786 – 17 mars 1788, copiés sur l’histoire généalogique des régiments de France, ouvrage manuscrit orné de planches gouachées et coloriées donnant l’uniforme de chaque régiment présenté au roi Louis XVI par le Comte de la Cour du Pin, ministre de la guerre en 1789, par G. Cottreau sur les indications relevées par Hollander sur le Manuscrit de la collection Balsan.

[Engraved c. 1780] Watercolored in La Mézière, 1905.

Total of 3 folio volumes [395 x 310 mm] of: I/ (1) l. of title and 118 numbered full-page plates; II/ 99 numbered full-page plates; III/ (1) l. of handwritten title and 116 numbered full-page plates. Bound in black half-shagreen, spine ribbed decorated with gilt fleur-de-lis, untrimmed. Contemporary bindings.

Superb collection gathering 333 plates of military uniforms in color.

The present collection was composed between 1900 and 1905 by Gabriel Cottreau, an active member of the “La Sabretache”.

Founded in 1891 by the painter Édouard Detaille, “La Sabretache” was at the origin of the Army Museum. This French society of studies of military history gathers amateurs wishing to preserve the memory and save the glorious memories of the French army by broadcasting the liking and military history and gathering items of collections and military souvenirs.

Gabriel Cottreau gathered in 3 folio volumes the engravings of troop uniforms from all the regions of France on the eve of Revolution, between 1779 and 1788, including the ones of Port-au-Prince, Martinique, Guadeloupe... The collection also presents the uniforms of the infantry regiment from Switzerland, Ireland, Sweden, Italy, Germany…

Each engraving has a handwritten caption written by Gabriel Cottreau.

The abundant illustration comprises 333 superb full-page plates engraved by Gosselin after Nicolas Hoffmann (1740-1832), entirely stenciled by Gabriel Cottreau between 1900 and 1905: grenadiers, jägers, militias, gunner, sappers, ...

Very beautiful and precious testimony about military uniforms on the eve of French revolution.

Provenance: ex libris “Collection militaire G. Cottreau”.





[RECUEIL D’UNIFORMES MILITAIRES] first edition precious books camille sourget
 RECUEIL D UNIFORMES MILITAIRES first edition precious books camille sourget



   RECUEIL D UNIFORMES MILITAIRES first edition precious books camille sourget



   RECUEIL D UNIFORMES MILITAIRES first edition precious books camille sourget



   RECUEIL D UNIFORMES MILITAIRES first edition precious books camille sourget



   RECUEIL D UNIFORMES MILITAIRES first edition precious books camille sourget



   RECUEIL D UNIFORMES MILITAIRES first edition precious books camille sourget



   RECUEIL D UNIFORMES MILITAIRES first edition precious books camille sourget



   RECUEIL D UNIFORMES MILITAIRES first edition precious books camille sourget



 

Very beautiful and precious testimony about military uniforms on the eve of French revolution.


Price : € 23,000

[RECUEIL D'UNIFORMES MILITAIRES].

-Tenues des troupes à pied d’après le règlement arrêté par le Roi le 21 Février 1779, d’après Hoffmann dont on a gravé et copié une planche sur papier ancien mises en couleur et expliquées par Gabriel Cottreau, membre de la Sabretache.

[Engraved c. 1780] Watercolored in La Mézière, 1900-1901.

-Planches gravées d’après Nicolas Hoffman par Gosselin Exemplaire entièrement colorié par Gabriel Cottreau.

[Engraved c. 1780] Watercolored in La Mézière, 1902-1903.

-Les grenadiers de l’Infanterie, Royal Artillerie, les chasseurs à pied et les milices, dans leurs uniformes des ordonnances du 1 octobre 1786 – 17 mars 1788, copiés sur l’histoire généalogique des régiments de France, ouvrage manuscrit orné de planches gouachées et coloriées donnant l’uniforme de chaque régiment présenté au roi Louis XVI par le Comte de la Cour du Pin, ministre de la guerre en 1789, par G. Cottreau sur les indications relevées par Hollander sur le Manuscrit de la collection Balsan.

[Engraved c. 1780] Watercolored in La Mézière, 1905.

Total of 3 folio volumes [395 x 310 mm] of: I/ (1) l. of title and 118 numbered full-page plates; II/ 99 numbered full-page plates; III/ (1) l. of handwritten title and 116 numbered full-page plates. Bound in black half-shagreen, spine ribbed decorated with gilt fleur-de-lis, untrimmed. Contemporary bindings.

Superb collection gathering 333 plates of military uniforms in color.

The present collection was composed between 1900 and 1905 by Gabriel Cottreau, an active member of the “La Sabretache”.

Founded in 1891 by the painter Édouard Detaille, “La Sabretache” was at the origin of the Army Museum. This French society of studies of military history gathers amateurs wishing to preserve the memory and save the glorious memories of the French army by broadcasting the liking and military history and gathering items of collections and military souvenirs.

Gabriel Cottreau gathered in 3 folio volumes the engravings of troop uniforms from all the regions of France on the eve of Revolution, between 1779 and 1788, including the ones of Port-au-Prince, Martinique, Guadeloupe... The collection also presents the uniforms of the infantry regiment from Switzerland, Ireland, Sweden, Italy, Germany…

Each engraving has a handwritten caption written by Gabriel Cottreau.

The abundant illustration comprises 333 superb full-page plates engraved by Gosselin after Nicolas Hoffmann (1740-1832), entirely stenciled by Gabriel Cottreau between 1900 and 1905: grenadiers, jägers, militias, gunner, sappers, ...

Very beautiful and precious testimony about military uniforms on the eve of French revolution.

Provenance: ex libris “Collection militaire G. Cottreau”.