Uncanny Artist Ephemera and Objects for Artists and Collectors
  • 1957 End Papers of Napoleon and His Horse from A Volume of People

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    This is a pair of 1957 End Papers of Napoleon and His Horse from A Volume of People from a four volume set written by Geoffrey Grigson.  The image is a lightly sepia-toned black and white rendition of a detail from the painting "Napoleon Crossing the Alps" by Jacques-Louis David.  The horse is Napoleon's famous war horse named after the Battle of Marengo through which he safely carried his rider.  Marengo was wounded eight times and was captured at the Battle of Waterloo.  Each end paper measures 9.75" high by 7.125" wide and form a continuous image when placed side by side (with a slight lapse in the middle where they had been glued to the book).  These 1957 End Papers of Napoleon and His Horse from A Volume of People are in Very Good condition with no wear or tears.  They have slightly yellowed over time.  Ideal for use in art.