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Sebastian Palmer08 Aug 2019 7:03 a.m. PST

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My little enconium in praise of this essential and beautiful volume of Rousselot's sublime prints:

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… as always comments here or over my blog welcomed.

Personal logo Artilleryman Supporting Member of TMP08 Aug 2019 7:37 a.m. PST

I have had a copy for years and it is much treasured. Sometimes I just leaf through it for the sheer joy of it.

Garryowen Supporting Member of TMP08 Aug 2019 4:54 p.m. PST

Very nice review of a truly fabulous book.

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Extrabio1947 Supporting Member of TMP08 Aug 2019 6:42 p.m. PST

It's a great source for painting horses, too.

von Winterfeldt09 Aug 2019 4:37 a.m. PST

I agree very nice plates and very good value for money

Brechtel198 Supporting Member of TMP09 Aug 2019 4:45 a.m. PST

Excellent book and I had the opportunity to meet the author in 2008. He was a great gentleman and another historian of the old school lost too soon.

Sebastian Palmer09 Aug 2019 4:55 a.m. PST

Thanks guys, glad you like the review and the book itself.

@ Extrabio1947: yes indeed, I've used it for that very purpose several times already. I also used it to help me get the arrangement of reins right on a recent 54mm French hussar model:

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Personal logo deadhead Supporting Member of TMP12 Aug 2019 9:45 a.m. PST

It is an inspiring beautiful book….and if you got a copy for fifteen quid…well done you! Wish I had.

Although so many of the prints are reproduced very often on the Internet, there are many that have escaped the attentions of Pinterest (so far anyway)

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