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Author: (WALDORF-ASTORIA). Title: Orden. Eine Sammlung der bekanntesten deutschen Orden und Auszeichnungen. [Waldorf-Astoria].
Description: München, Waldorf-Astoria, (ca. 1925). Royal quarto. Unpaginated. Complete with a total of 287 colour cards, each within gilt frame, mounted onto 24 leaves (25 pages). With a caption to each, explanatory text on the preceding verso. With 4 full-page fine allegorical or historical illustrations. Decorated title-page printed in gilt and blue, decorated verso. Large armorial head-pieces. Detailed index. Each page within decorated border. Set in Gothic type. Original decorated yellow card wrappers, both panels printed in gilt and blue, spine gilt. In fine condition. Excellent copy, very well-preserved. ¶ ~ First edition. A most charming collection. [ADDED:] This particular copy comes from the bequest of renowned uniform historian and researcher Dr. Pieter Roelse and includes, loosely inserted, a large number of 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. Some period material is included. The clippings often 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, 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 60.00 = appr. US$ 65.21 Seller: Librarium of The Hague
- Book number: 9999_01648
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