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Memoirs of the war of independence in Hungary. Translated from the original manuscript by Otto Wenckstern
Charles Gilpin, London 1850 - First English edition (originally published in German in Leipzig the same year), 8vo, 2 volumes: pp. lxxxviii, 231; viii, 334, [2]; engraved frontispiece portraits, folding map (tear near the guard) showing "Austrian Empire" at back of vol. I; original blindstamped red cloth lettered in gilt on spines; spines faded, else near fine. From the library of US Congressman from New York, Amos J. Cummings, who served from 1887 until his death in 1902; each volume carrying his ownership signature (both autograph and stamped) and library bookplate. A leader of the Hungarian Revolution from 1848-1849, General Klapka penned his memoirs while exiled from his homeland by the Austrians. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
      [Bookseller: Rulon-Miller Books (ABAA / ILAB)]
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