The Camp at Dresden, 1812-1813

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Le camp de Dresde, 1812-1813

Edition inédite du manuscrit de A. Sauerweid

The Camp at Dresden, 1812-1813
The previously unpublished manuscript of A. Sauerweid

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Eyewitness French uniform illustrations by Alexander Sauerweid before Napoleon’s last victory in Germany in the summer of 1813.
In 1813 Alexander Sauerweid (1783-1844) created dozens of uniform plates based upon the soldiers in the French Army and its allies encamped around the city of Dresden before Napoleon’s victory there on August 26-27. These plates have been known to collectors, but until now they were not published as a single collection.

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Editions Epopees published this 2-book set in French in December 2021. A limited number of English editions became available in 2022. As of July 2023 only a few copies remain. Contact for availability.

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To order your copy of the English version use the Paypal button at the bottom of this page. For the French edition send an email to or click on the following url:

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● Only 175 sets were published in English
● Less than 25 sets in English are available in North America as of November 8, 2022
● 2-volume boxed set
● 244 total pages
● Large page format 9.4 inches by 12.5 inches (24 cm x 32 cm)
● Volume 1 – 450+ illustrations; Volume 2 – Analysis of the plates, manuscript context & history.
● Based upon the extensive uniform plate collection of artist Edouard Detaille (1848-1912)
● Plate analysis by researcher and author Vincent Bourgeot
● Foreword by Jean Tulard, member of the Institut de France
● Commentary by uniform experts and authors Alfred Umhey and Yves Martin
● For orders in the UK, EU, and rest of Europe, contact:
● For orders in the USA the cost is $199 USD plus $20 shipping paid via PayPal to
● For orders in Canada the cost is $199 USD plus $30 shipping paid via PayPal to

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