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Title: Die Orden und Ehrenzeichen der Deutschen Staaten. I: Lieferung 1. 2. 2a. Vollständige Ausgabe. Preussen; II: Lieferung 3. 3a. Vollständige Ausgabe. Sachsen; III: Lieferung 4. 5. 5a. Vollständige Ausgabe. Bayern; IV: Lieferung 6. Württemberg; V: Lieferung 7. Baden; VI: Lieferung 8. Mecklenburg, Oldenburg, Hansestädte; VII: Lieferung 9. Hessen, Sachsen-Weimar; VIII: Lieferung 10. Sächsische Herzogtümer, Preussische Schwarzburg; IX: Lieferung 11. Anhalt, Braunschweig, Lippe, Schaumburg-Lippe, Waldeck. [BOUND WITH:] X: Die Deutschen Kriegsorden und neugestifteten Ehrenzeichen. Königreich Preussen; [AND WITH:] XI: Die Deutschen Kriegsorden und neugestifteten Ehrenzeichen. Königreich Bayern; [AND WITH:] XII: Die Orden und Ehrenzeichen von Oesterreich-Ungarn. [TWELVE VOLUMES].
Description: Leipzig, Moritz Ruhl, ca. 1914. Twelve volumes bound in one. Oblong crown quarto. With a total of 62 chromolithograph plates. Each volume is complete with its own colour lithograph cover. Hardcover, bound in nice contemporary half cloth and marbled boards, contemporary manuscript label to spine, edges trifle rubbed. In fine condition. All volumes and all plates are in superb condition. ¶ ~ First edition. Complete run of 11 consecutive parts, originally issued as leporellos, now bound as a book with additional 3 parts. Of utmost rarity. From the library of C. P. Mulder, renowned collector and international heraldry authority, with his charming armorial bookplate,'Nil Desperandum'. 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 1100.00 = appr. US$ 1195.53 Seller: Librarium of The Hague
- Book number: 9999_01655

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