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Author: REIMS CITY SHELLING ALBUM FIRST WORLD WAR: Title: REIMS ce qu'elle est devenue; What was REIMS and what it now is [after the german shelling in 1914]. [Edition originale, Edite par Reims Cathedrale; First edition; Edited by Reims Cathedral].
Description: Rjeims, s.n. [COP. Baudet], [circa], 1916. Oblong 8°. [245x170mm.]. Original blue coloured front wrapper with small french fleur-de-lys in yellow, Reims coat-of-Arms in centre, bold black type covertitle. pp. of introd. text in french and english. Alsbum with 30 unnumbered monochrome plates captioned in french and english French-english language picture book ['Souvenir Album'] about the aftermath of german shelling at opening engagements of the First World War by which the Cathedral of Our Loving Lady of Reims was severely damaged. Good copy. (spine reinforced by a modern cloth strip, staples rusty with occasional marginal offsetting).
Keywords: firstworldwar ww.I greatwar reims city shelling bombardment german attack devastation ruined cathedral barbaric culture heritage france cathedral city municipality history
Price: EUR 40.00 = appr. US$ 43.47 Seller: Antiquarian Booksellers Gemilang
- Book number: 55045