Ehrendenkmal der Deutschen Armee und Marine 1871-1918
by Eisenhart-Rothe, Ernst von
Berlin, München: Deutscher National-Verlag, 1926. First edition. Hardcover. g+ to near fine. Small Elephant Folio. xi, 653pp. 2 fold-out prints. Original gray cloth with embossed silver-stamped classical soldier, silver ruling and black lettering on cover and spine, black tooling on spine. Illustrated decorative endpapers. Color gravure frontispiece with facsimile inscription of Hindenburg with tissue guard. Decorative framing of title page. Decorative orange borders at top and bottom of pages throughout. Includes 16 color and 24 b/w gravures and two maps. Comprehensive publication on the history of the German army from the establishment of the first standing army in the 17th Century to the dissolution of the "Imperial Army" at the end of W.W.I. Part one is divided into three chapters with elaborate contributions describing the organization and magnitude of the army at the outbreak of W.W.I, its engagement during war and its dissolution at the end of W.W.I. Part two describes the history of the German Navy and its engagement in W.W.I and part three the history of the German colonies and their fate during the World War. List of contributors and artistic enclosures at front. Text in German, Gothic script. DJ with some small closed tears and creasing along edges. DJ in overall good+, binding in very good+, interior in near fine condition.
(Inventory #: 40243)
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