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Title: Chemische strijdmiddelen en de bescherming daartegen. Met 98 afbeeldingen, I-III. [THREE VOLUMES].
Description: Hembrug, Staatsbedrijf der Artillerie-Inrichtingen, 1927. Three volumes. Octavo. Pp. 137; 138-279, (2); 280-422, (16). Plus a suite of plates bound at end of each volume, each with a facing tissue-guard, with a total of 98 photographs and other illustrations. Hardcover, uniformly bound in the original publisher's cloth and printed boards, old shelf ticket to each spine, old military institutional stamp on cover and on title-page. In a very good condition. Clean and well preserved set. ¶ ~ First edition. Complete three volumes of this detailed and very well illustrated work, one of the first and most comprehensive to appear in Dutch. Of utmost rarity in its completeness. Deals in details with all aspect known at the time of chemical warfare and the means of protection. As often with pioneer works, Schwing's work did not pass without criticism and debate. A fascinating reading is his article in the 'Militaire Spectator' (1929) entitled 'Nogmaals: De Handleiding Gasbeschermingsdienst. Een antwoord aan Kapitein der Genie J. H. de Man en den Eerste Luitenant bij de Mil. Gasschool A. H. J. L. Fiévez' of which a digital copy is herewith added.

Keywords: Military history war warfare militaria militarism armed forces army navy battles campaigns Krieg Kriege Kriegszüge Feldzüge Militär Militärische Strategie Geschichte Militärgeschichte Kriegsgeschichte Armee Heer militaire Guerre Guerres histoire Chemic

Price: EUR 420.00 = appr. US$ 456.48 Seller: Librarium of The Hague
- Book number: 5736

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