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Title: Wir Georg Prinz Regent, im Namen und von wegen Unsers Herrn Vaters Majestät, Georg des Dritten, von Gottes Gnaden Königs des vereinigten Reichs Grossbritannien und Irland (...) Thun hiermit zu wissen (...) Unsere gnädigste Willems-Meinung ist demnach, dass: Dieser neue Ritter-Orden von dem 12ten August des 1815ten Jahres an, für gestiftet angesehen, auch der Guelphen-Orden genannt (...).
Description: No imprint (1815). Two parts on one volume. Royal quarto (33x20 cm). Pp. 7; 3. Plus 15 superbly engraved plates, captioned within the plate mark. Near contemporary plain wrappers, manuscript title in old hand. In fine condition. ¶ ~ First edition. Of utmost rarity. Proclamation on the institution of the Royal Guelphic Order. From the library of C. P. Mulder, renowned collector and international heraldry authority, with his charming armorial bookplate,'Nil Desperandum', to first free endpaper. For a complete catalogue of Mulder's library, from which we offer a considerable number of items, see: C. P. Mulder: 'Catalogue of Works on Orders, Decorations and Medals in the Library of C. P. Mulder' (Rotterdam, 1988). See also: C. P. Mulder & A. A. Purves: 'Bibliography of Orders and Decorations' (Copenhagen, 1999).

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 700.00 = appr. US$ 760.79 Seller: Librarium of The Hague
- Book number: 9189

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