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Title: Vergleichende Darstellung der Wehrverhältnisse in Europa zu Land und zur See.
Description: Wien, Seidel, 1871. Quarto. Unpaginated. Comprises of 6 preliminary pages of text and one leaf which is printed on verso only (Errata) and a set of 18 double-page tables printed on recto only, numbered I-XI with several sub-numbered. Plus one leaf with additions. Hardcover, bound in contemporary brown cloth and matching marbled boards, cloth French corners, gilt morocco lettering-piece to spine; binding bit damaged with top of spine broken and gone; old shelf ticket, old military institutional stamps to title. Some foxing and browning due to poor paper quality else in a very good internal condition. ¶ ~ First edition. Very rare. A second edition appeared in 1874. Compares and analyses the military powers of several European countries' armies and navies: their budgets, conscription and draft, organization, defense and attack capacities, manpower, total force, weaponry, and horse population. WorldCat locates only one institutional copy in Austria, that in Österreichischen Nationalbibliothek.

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 Europe

Price: EUR 520.00 = appr. US$ 565.16 Seller: Librarium of The Hague
- Book number: 7451

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