New York: H. Schile, 1890. Original lithograph backed with linen. 24" x 30". Dramatic and unusual battle scene between the French and the Prussians on November 29th, 1870 during the Franco-Prussian War. Text below details "On the morning of Tuesday, November 29th, the garrison of Paris, under the command of Generals Trochu, Ducrot and Vinoy, made their first sally... For three days the French held their positions and they nearly succeeded in breaking the German lines. But along the line...
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Solihull: Helion & Company, 2010. Many photo Illus. 111pp. 4to, pictorial boards. (Solihull): Helion & Company, (2010). Fine.
Bellin, 1764. Map. Engraving with original hand coloring. Image measures 8.75 x 10.75 inches. Page measures 13 x 14.25 inches. I Beautiful map of the south Baltic Sea including part of Southern Sweden, Poland, Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia. Jacques Nicolas Bellin (1703-1772) was the official hydrographer to the French king and the first person to hold the title of "Ingénieur de la Marine of the Depot des cartes et plans de la Marine" (chief engineer of the French Hydrographical Office)...
New York: Harper, 1995. Some black and white photographs. thick 8vo, 504 pages, black cloth backed tan boards with copper stamping, dust wrapper. New York: Harper Collins, (1995). A near fine copy in a fine dust wrapper. "Frieda is 'in' every major novel D.H. Lawrence wrote during their eighteen years together, from The Rainbow and Women in Love to Lady Chatterley's Lover. She was his most trusted reader; his dependence on here was absolute."
Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1989. Illustrated. 463 pages. Red cloth backed boards, dust wrapper. First edition. Chapel Hill: UNC Press, (1989). A near fine copy in a near fine wrapper.
Paris: V. Regnard & Demonville, 1771. 2 volumes. 16mo, contemporary tree calf, leather label, gilt spines, spine ends, edges of corners, and top of back cover, all lightly worn on volume II, blank page near end of volume II has 2 inch tear, first and last blank pages lightly soiled on volume II, inner hinge strengthened on volume I. A Lausanne, et se trouve a Paris: V. Regnard & Demonville, 1771. First Edition Jacques-Vincent Delacroix was a prominent French lawyer...
Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1971. Illustrated. xi + 328pp., 8vo, cloth, d.w; dust wrapper's spine very lightly faded. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1971. A near fine copy in a very good (+) dust wrapper.
Norwalk: Easton, 1992. Illustrated plus 30 maps. xi + 407 pages, 8vo, gilt-decorated brown leather, a.e.g. Norwalk: The Easton Press, (1992). A fine copy. With one page Collector's Notes.
Berlin: Voss & Decker, 1789. 4 volumes 439pp; 404; 524; 419; plus the 2 volume supplement bound in 1 volume, 508 + 486. 5 volumes in total. 8vo, 7 folding engraved copperplates, rubricated edges, full brown calf, heavily ornate spines with red and green leather labels ( 3 spines chipped. Berlin: Voss & Decker, 1789. Very good (+).
London: Evans Brothers Limited, 1971. Illustrated. 346 pages. 8vo., red cloth, spine slightly cocked, dust wrapper. London: Evans Brothers Limited, (1971). A very good copy in a very good wrapper.
269pp. 8vo, cloth, d.w.; (ex-lib). Stanford: Stanford UP, 1971. vg.
Augsburg: Weltbild, 2001. Hundreds of black-and-white photographs. 730pp., thick 4to, glossy, pictorial boards; dent to lower front corner. Augsburg: Weltbild, (2001). Internally fine, a very good copy.
London: Greenhill Books, 1998. Illus. 8vo, blue cloth, d.w. sunned on spine portion. London: Greenhill Books, (1998). Very good.
Norwalk: Easton, 1994. Illustrated, 17 maps, one folding. xv + 512 pages, 8vo, gilt-decorated black leather, a.e.g. Norwalk: The Easton Press, (1994). A fine copy.
Amsterdam: Alexis-Hubert Jaillot, 1696. Map. Engraving with hand outline. Image measures 23" x 35". Stunning map showing the vast extent of the German Empire, including parts of Poland, Bohemia, Hungary, Austria, Croatia, Italy, France and the Netherlands. Exquisite and subtle coloring, beautifully detailed. Based on a plate by Nicolas Sanson, reworked and published in "Atlas Nouveau" by Jaillot. Severe toning due to early acid backing, chipping to edges and corners and some tears. Priced as is. Alexis-Hubert Jaillot (1632--1712) was...
Amsterdam: Jansson, J. Map. Hand colored engraving. Image measures 15" x 19 1/4". This impressive map of Prussia depicts parts of Poland and Lithuania and dates to circa 1636. It extends from the Baltic Sea south as far as Thorn and beautifully depicts forests and mountains in profile. Important cities and rivers are labeled. A beautifully engraved title cartouche adorns the top left corner and illustrations of ships in the Baltic Sea. The map is in good condition with minor...
1855. 1 page, 13.5 x 8.25 inches, no place, no date, circa 1855. Signed document appointing Frederich Faber as a second lieutenant. Full embossed King's seal intact. Natural folds and faint toning, but still in very good condition. Faber was to become a German General and hero of the Prussian-Franco war.
New York: Putnam, 1970. Illustrated in black & white. 506pp. Thick 8vo, black cloth, d.w. chipped, otherwise very good. New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, (1970).
New York: Simon & Schuster, 1995. Illustrated with black and white photographs. 701 pages, very thick 8vo, brown cloth backed boards, dust wrapper. New York: Simon & Schuster, 1995. A near fine copy in a near fine dust wrapper.
London: Fine Art Society, 1917. Original poster. Lithograph. 30 x 20 inches In this advertisement for an exhibition of his work, the Dutch artist Louis Raemaekers warns against the terrorizing influence of Prussian militarism. The true German spirit is symbolized by the female figure of Germania, who cowers in the corner of a dark alley. Her oppressor is a figure of Death who stands above her, dressed as a thief and brandishing a knife. His hollowed skull looks out at...
New York: Dover, 1981. 72 color plates. 80pp. Small folio, pictorial wrs. New York: Dover Publications, (1981). Very good.
Cologne: Konemann, 1999. Numerous Illus., mostly in color. 520 pages. Small folio, blue cloth, d.w. (Cologne): Konemann, (1999). A fine copy in a fine dust wrapper.
Englewood Cliffs: Prentice-Hall, 1966. Illustrated. xi + 335pp., 8vo, blue cloth, d.w. Englewood Cliffs: Prentice-Hall, (1966). A near fine copy in a very good dust wrapper.
1851. 1 page, 13.5 x 8.5 inches with the royal red wax seal intact, no place, February 16, 1851. Partly printed document signed -- a military declaration for Oberlieutenant Friederich Faber, making him the adjutant to General Heilbrunner. Natural folds; very good condition. Frederich Wilhelm IV was forced by the Revolution of 1848 to grant a constitution and refused the Imperial crown offered in 1848. He went insane in 1861.