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Napoleon Defeating the Mamelukes, at the Battle of the Pyramids, near Cairo.
Napoleon Defeating the Mamelukes, at the Battle of the Pyramids, near Cairo.
Engrav'd by Mr George Cruikshank from the Design of Swebach, originally Published at Paris, and dedicated to the Grand Army.
Published October 1 1823 by John Cumberland, No 19, Ludgate Hill.
Coloured aquatint, J. Whatman, Turkey Mill 1827 watermark. Sheet 215 x 295mm (8½ x 11½"). Folded twice as issued, trimmed close to image, small split taped, album paper stuck over left edge.
In the Battle of the Pyramids (or Battle of Embabeh), 21st July 1798, Napoleon destroyed the Ottoman armies of Egypt, using a new tactic, the Divisional Square, to counter the Mameluck cavalry attacks. From W.H. Ireland's 'Life of Napoleon Bonaparte', 1828.
Tooley 278.
[Ref: 54170]   £65.00   (£78.00 incl.VAT)
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Victoire Remportée à Fleurus, par les Fran?ais,
Victoire Remportée à Fleurus, par les Fran?ais, Le 26 Juin 1794, ou 8 Messidor An 2.eme de la République. No. 102.
Swebach Desfontaines inv. & del. Berthault Sculp.
[Paris: Auber, 1804.]
Etching with large margins. Plate 230 x 274mm (9 x 10¾").
The Battle of Fleurus, during which the army of the First French Republic under General Jean-Baptiste Jourdan faced the Coalition Army commanded by Prince Josias of Coburg in the most decisive battle of the Flanders Campaign in the Low Countries during the French Revolutionary Wars. The French use of the reconnaissance balloon L’Entreprenant marked the first military use of an aircraft that had significant influence on the outcome of the battle. A ballooning print. Published in the 'Collection complète des tableaux historiques de la révolution française'.
[Ref: 28287]   £190.00   (£228.00 incl.VAT)
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Émigration de La Fayette du Camp devant Sedan.
Émigration de La Fayette du Camp devant Sedan. le 19 Aoust 1792. No. 70.
Swebach Desfontaines inv. & del. Berthault sculp.
[Paris: Auber, 1804.]
Etching with large margins. With letterpress. Plate 235 x 272mm (9¼ x 10¾").
August 1792 saw Lafayette as commander of the French Northern Army with headquarters at Sedan. He was overthrown by radical Jacobins who recalled him to Paris, where he faced certain execution. Early on 19 August, he fled Sedan with much of his staff and crossed the border. Published in the 'Collection complète des tableaux historiques de la révolution française'.
[Ref: 28302]   £160.00   (£192.00 incl.VAT)
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Voitures Russes.  Russian Carriages.
Voitures Russes. Russian Carriages.
dessinees par Swebach. drawn by Swebach.
London, published by Ch. Tilt, 86, Fleet Street. Paris Publie par Jeannin, rue du Croissant No.20. New-York published by Bailly Ward & Co [n.d., c.1840].
Lithograph, rare, sheet 490 x 320mm. 19¼ x 12½". A full sheet (they were often cut up);
21 vignette sketches of Russian coaches, carriages, and horse- and human-powered sleighs and sledges. They are arranged in three columns. From a folio; numbered '33' upper right.
[Ref: 22449]   £130.00   (£156.00 incl.VAT)
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Mort du Prince Louis de Prusse, Au Combat de Saalfed, Le 10 Octobre 1806.
Mort du Prince Louis de Prusse, Au Combat de Saalfed, Le 10 Octobre 1806.
Swebach del. Couche fils aqua forti. Pigeot sculp.t.
[n.d., c.1840.]
Hand coloured engraving. Sheet size: 305 x 465mm (12 x 18¼"). Trimmed inside plate at top and bottom.
The battle of Saalfeld was the first major clash during the War of the Fourth Coalition, including Prussia, Russia, Saxony, Sweden, and Great Britain, and saw a French column defeat a smaller Prussian force under Prince Louis Ferdinand. Prince Louis decided to lead five squadrons into battle, and with the French cavalry responding, he was wounded, but refused to surrender, and was killed in single combat by Quartermaster Guindet of the 10th Hussars, under the command of Napoleon Bonaparte.
[Ref: 36161]   £130.00   (£156.00 incl.VAT)
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