This is the masterpiece on Napoleon's 'Immortals', the Imperial Guard. A lavish and sumptuous work, it combines vivid narrative with valuable and unique uniform illustrations, including 74 full color plates, to make one of the most magnificent books on military history ever published.
564 pp., 1st ed., dj, 173 plates many in color, 14 maps, notes and index,
The Anatomy of Glory: Napoleon and His Guard
1961 Brown University Press Providence