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Die Befestigung von Wien gegen anrükende Feind... [The Fortification of Vienna Against Opposing Enemies...]

Die Befestigung von Wien gegen anrükende Feind... [The Fortification of Vienna Against Opposing Enemies...]

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Die Befestigung von Wien gegen anrükende Feind... [The Fortification of Vienna Against Opposing Enemies...]

by [VIENNA UPRISING] LÖVE, Paul

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[Wien]: Gredruckt bei Joseph Ludwig, [1848]. First Edition. Broadside (50.75x42cm.) printed blackletter; previous folds, two corners neatly clipped not approaching text, else Very Good to Near Fine. Proposal issued shortly before the Vienna Uprising of October, 1848, during which violence broke out between the laboring class of the city and the Hapsburg army as the latter was trying to leave in order to quell the Hungarian Revolution. Löve, most likely a university student at the time, proposes that Vienna would best be defended if the walls surrounding the inner city were to be dismantled (they would be irreparable if damaged by enemy bombardment) and the moat filled in for building development. Unlocated in OCLC or KVK, though noted in James E. Walsh, 1848 Austrian Revolutionary Broadsides and Pamphlets (1976), p. 143, dating the broadside to June 31, 1848. Löve issued another five or six titles listed in Walsh, one signed in type "Redacteur [I] der Studentenzeitung," (editor of the student newspaper); another "Redakteur des Stürmers" (editor of "The Strikers").

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Title
Die Befestigung von Wien gegen anrükende Feind... [The Fortification of Vienna Against Opposing Enemies...]
Author
[VIENNA UPRISING] LÖVE, Paul
Book Condition
Used
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Edition
First Edition
Publisher
Gredruckt bei Joseph Ludwig
Place of Publication
[Wien]
Date Published
[1848]
Weight
0.00 lbs
Keywords
CALIFORNIA-VBF
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Labor History; Posters; Continental Europe;

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