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Title: Uniforms and Traditions of the German Army, 1933-1945, I-III. [THREE VOLUMES]. [COLLECTOR'S SET, NUMBERED & SIGNED].
Description: San Jose, James Bender, 1984-87. Three volumes. Royal octavo. Pp. 448; 416; 640. Profusely illustrated throughout. Hardcover, bound in the original publisher's pictorial boards. In fine condition. ¶ ~ First edition. A Collector's Set, each volume numbered and signed by the Author. Volume 1: Signed but unnumbered collector's copy; Volume 2: Copy number 369 of 500 collector's copies; Volume 3: Copy number 300 of 500 collector's copies. This particular set comes from the bequest of renowned uniform historian and researcher Dr. Pieter Roelse and includes, loosely inserted, a large number of rare newspaper and magazine photographs related to the book's subject. The clippings are often additionally captioned in neat hand, and source and date are often given. Rare period material is often included. Many of these clippings correspond directly to illustrations in the book and enhance image and word, providing extra, useful reference. It should be noted that this material, the result of a lifelong research, study, and collection is provided herewith strictly as-is, gratuitous, and subject to what is physically present in the book.

Keywords: Uniforms military art illustration illustrated costumes army navy regimentals insignia medals orders decorations colours colors ranks corps history militaria armour armor Krieg Kriege Kriegszüge Feldzüge Militär Militärische Armee Heer militaire Guerre

Price: EUR 380.00 = appr. US$ 413.00 Seller: Librarium of The Hague
- Book number: 8221

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