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The Franco-German War, 1870-1871 [5 volume set with 5 volumes of maps]


CLARKE, CAPTAIN F. C. H. (transl.)


The Franco-German War, 1870-1871 [5 volume set with 5 volumes of maps]


Her Majesty's Stationary Office 1874, 1876, 1880, 1883, 1884


5x VOLUME SET, WITH A FURTHER 5x VOLUMES OF MAPS (10x VOUMES TOTAL, VERY HEAVY); DESCRIPTION: super octavo red cloth boards with gilt lettering to spine (with part 1 vol's 1 & 2, and part 2 vol. 1 only, rebound in library bindings, red cloth also); DETAILS: First Part (2 vol's): History of the War to the Downfall of the Empire, comprising vol. 1: From the Outbreak of Hostilities to the Battle of Gravelotte, viii+439pp+143pp appendices, illus.; vol. 2: From the Battle of Gravelotte to the Downfall of the Empire, vi+543pp+120pp appendices, illus. / Second Part (3 vol's): History of the War against the Republic, comprising: vol. 1: From the Investment of Paris to the Re-Occupation of Orleans by the Germans, viii+390pp+182pp appendices, illus.; vol. 2: Events in Northern France From the End of November, in the North-West from the Beginning of December..., viii+390pp+232pp appendices, illus.; vol. 3: Twentieth Section: General Retrospect of the War From The Beginning of... / Events in South-East France From the Middle of Janurary to.... ix+248pp+111pp+4pp appendices; 5x map volumes comprise copious large fold-out maps in draw-cases accompanying each main vol. of the text, with the map volumes to part 1 (vol's 1 & 2) and part 2 vol 1. only being library rebinds (brown leather, raised bands), the rest in red cloth with gilt lettering and gilt arms to front; CONDITION: VG to VG+: tidy ex-library, usual stamps and markings; light scuffing to boards, light tanning soiling and occasional light foxing within, with the occasional vol. with heavier scuffing rubbing and sl. chipping, also occasional minor tears within, part 1 vol. 2 has two pages of appendices loose; part 2 vol. 2 has heavier chipping and scuffing to spine and v. minor crack to front hinge; part 2 vol's 1 & 2 have rear flyleaf cut - a tidy set overall; HEAVY, EXPECT COMMENSURATE SHIPPING


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