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Author: RAPPORT GIFGAS VOLKENBOND [LEAGUE OF NATIONS POISON-GAS REPORT], Title: Tekst van het Gifgas Raportvan den Volkenbond, met een antwoord van Prof. Dr. D. van Embden op de Brochure van Kapitein Maas. [Eerste druk; First edition].
Description: Amsterdam, Lankamp & Brinkman, 1925. Small 8 °. Original printed wrappers, stapled. 40pp. Footnotes, publ. advert. on both sides of lower outer cover, table of contents printed inside front cover. [Vrijzinnig-Democratische Bond, Bueau voor Nationale Ontwapening]. Dutch language rather detailed brochure about various aspects of Poisen-gas, for the greater part used at the Western front, First Wold War. Publication commissioned by the League of Nations with as objective a complete ban on production, stocking and use of Poison-gas. Brochure uincludes a retort by Professor Van Embden contradicting a brochure by a dutch Army Captain, Maas, in which Maas presents a variety of military defence, approving the use of Poison-gas and other chemical weapons as an ultimate tactical moove, pp. 24-40. Still and important report, discussing research, production and stocking of chemical armament, ultimately leading to dis-armament in Europe. Good to very good copy. Scarce.
Keywords: poisongas firstworldwar leagueofnations report poisenousgas battlefield tactics chemistry chemicals greatwar report history
Price: EUR 95.00 = appr. US$ 103.25 Seller: Antiquarian Booksellers Gemilang
- Book number: 55600