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Geschichte des Großherzoglich [Grossherzoglich] Mecklenburgischen Füsilier-Regiments Nr. 90, 1788-1888
Berlin, Mittler, 1888.. Octavo. Pp. xi, 406. Fine chromolithograph frontispiece. Plus one other chromolithograph plate bound-in. Plus three folding lithograph maps, one of which printed with additional colour, tipped-in at rear. With an appendix listing the Regiment?s officers. With the 1788 Regiment?s badge at the opening leaf; that of 1888 at the end. Illustration to the text. Tables. Set in Gothic type. Hardcover, original blue cloth with a Royal regiment?s crest gilt stamped and hand-painted in red, set within triple-rule silver panel and blind border; lower cover silver stamped; spine lettered and decorated in silver. All edges gilt; fine golden patterned endpapers. In about fine condition. (Neat minute paper repair on blank verso; some foxing to last leaves.) A very handsome copy, exceptionally well preserved. Excellent. - - First edition. Provenance: From the bequest of J. L. Wagner, 1st Lieutenant Jagers, with his neat, contemporary signature. A remarkable production, exceedingly scarce. The first part of the book covers the Regiment?s history from 1788 to 1867; the second part that from 1867 to 1888. The two lovely chromolithographs are group uniform studies by G. Kriekel, handsomely printed by C. L. Keller of Berlin. With nice cartography.
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