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Hamburger Fremdenblatt: Illustrated War Chronic (1914-15)

Hamburger Fremdenblatt: Illustrated War Chronic (1914-15)

Condition: Good with no dust jacket; A bi-weekly (later monthly) English-language newspaper published in Hamburg, Germany and distributed


NY: H. C. Siemer. Good with no dust jacket; A bi-weekly (later monthly) English-language . newspaper published in Hamburg, Germany and distributed in the US by H. C. . Siemer of New York City. This volume contains 17 consecutive issues of the . large format softcover newspaper published from No. 1 (October 15, 1914) . to No. 17 (August 1, 1915) and bound together in olive buckram binding. . Measures 33 x 26 cm. Boards worn, lower corner of rear boards cracked, . penciled doodle on front free endpaper, newspapers toned and brittle, with . some chipped and torn edges. No. 1 missing lower corner of pp. 1-4, which . does affect text. Each issue contains 24 pages. This collection of . newspapers provides a German perspective on the first years of World War I . and features many photogravures of soldiers in the field, in dress . uniform, prisoners of war at work, military leaders, and scenes of German . victories abroad. Nice portraits of Hindenberg and Bismarck and many shots . of pickelhaubes, forked beards and exuberant moustaches. Fascinating . articles about the shortcomings of the enemy militaries and governments, . social issues, zeppelins, trench warfare, Russian women, elephants on the . warfront and other subjects.. 1915. Hardcover. 8vo 8" - 9" tall .
  • Bookseller: Old Saratoga Books US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 34110
  • Title: Hamburger Fremdenblatt: Illustrated War Chronic (1914-15)
  • Format/binding: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Good with no dust jacket; A bi-weekly (later monthly) English-language newspaper published in Hamburg, Germany and distributed
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: H. C. Siemer
  • Place: NY
  • Date published: 1915
  • Keywords: World War I, PROPAGANDA, German 20th Century History
  • Bookseller catalogs: Military History;
  • Subjects: HISTORY / Military / General;


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