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Author
SPECKTER, Otto J. Prommel and J.H. Jander.
Title
Deutschland's Sieg bei Eckernforde in Bilden.
Published
Hamburg: R. Kittler [1850].
Description
Oblong folio. 3 coloured lithographic plates, and a map with some colour, concerning the civil war between Germany and Denmark in the late 1840's in connection with the war of the hotly disputed region of Schleswig-Holstein. In its original blue paper wrapper with an ornate title and eight delightful vignettes of the action. Lithographs slightly toned and marked, but in good condition. All housed in a splendidly sturdy half cloth solander type box with marbled boards, title in gilt to the spine, on a black leather label.

Coloured plates in order:

1. Die deutsche Fregatte Eckernforde, ehemalige Gefion, von 48 Kanonen: von deutschen Batterien bei Eckernforde genommen am 5 April 1849.
2. Die zerstorung u eroberung der Danischen Schiffe Christian VIII u Gerfion durch die Schleswig-Holsteiner u nassauer unter dem oberbefel Sr. Durchl. des hertzogs Ernst. V Sachsen Coburg-Gotha.
3. Vernichtung des danischen Linienschiffes Christian VIII von 84 Kanonen durch 10 schleswig-holsteinische u 6 nassauische Kanonen d 5 April 1849.
4. [Battle Plan] Karte des Eckernforder Meerbusens.

Hand coloured plates
4
Binding/Size
L=FOLIO
Category
Germany, History - Europe, Military
Value
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Stock ID
1523