London: Longmans, Green and Co., 1897. First Edition. Octavo. Item #022532
In two volumes, xx, [table of contents, errata] 341pp., 32pp. publisher's catalog. and [table of contents] 309pp. While Lejeune was a cultivated, brilliant, and gallant soldier, he was essentially an artist who had become a soldier rather than a soldier who had taken up art. His pictures were executed mainly from sketches and studies made in the fields of war. A handsome set bound in a more recent 3/4 green leather over marbled paper covered boards, spine lettered and decorated in gilt.