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Author
HUSHER, T. H.
Title
Samling af Danske militaire uniformer med 6 Tillaegsklade...
Published
Copenhagen: Jul. Hoffensberg, (1858).
Description
Coloured plates of the uniforms of the Danish Army and Navy. Large 4to. Contemporary full red cloth with gilt fillets, gilt title to upper board. Blind in rule to lower board. Engraved title with French and Danish text, 26 coloured lithographed plates of Danish uniforms and military insignia (badges, medals, decorations, flags, hats, epaulettes, weapons, etc). 7 unnumbered lvs. with 'table' and explanatory text to the 5 plates with military insignia. Original and only edition of this collection of plates of Danish uniforms and insignia of the Danish army and navy of the first half of the nineteenth century. The plates are beautifully and skillfully coloured and the soldiers and officers are represented against interesting backgrounds and military settings, giving a very good impression of Danish military life around the middle of the nineteenth century. Very good copy.- (Some insignificant soiling; binding with some water stains).

Coloured plates in order:

1. Den Kongelige Livgarde til Hest.
2. Den Kongelige Livgarde til Fods.
3. Den kongelige Marine.
4. Hans Majestaest Kongens Livjaegercorp.
5. Untitled. (assorted military regalia)
6. Admiral og Generaler
7. Generalstaben.
8. Den Kongelige Marine II.
9. Kjobenhavns Borgervaebning.
10. Untitled. (assorted military medals)
11. Det Kongelige Ingenieurcorps.
12. Garde - Husar - Regimentet.
13. Det Kongelige Landeadetcorps.
14. Den Kongelige Marine III.
15. Untitled. (assorted military regalia)
16. Den Kongelige Artillerie - Brigade.
17. Dragoner.
18. Armeens Mellemstab.
19. Den Kongelige Marine IV.
20. Untitled. (assorted military regalia)
21. Infanterie - General m.m.
22. Infanterie.
23. Adjutanter.
24. Armeens Spillemaend.
25. Untitled. (assorted military regalia)
26. Untitled. (assorted military medals)
References
Colas 1509; Lipperheide 2279.
Hand coloured plates
26
Binding/Size
M=4to
Category
Costume, Military
Value
$0-5,000
Stock ID
1230