Die Operationen in Ostafrika Weltkrieg 1914 - 1918

Hamburg: Walter Dachert, 1952. Second printing. Hardcover in full red cloth with gilt lettering to spine and cover. Thick quarto (oversized). Some wear to edges and corners of boards. Covers a bit scuffed. Name written in ink on cover in an unsteady hand (Gregory?). Dj blurb taped to flyleaf. Light browning to pages. A few page tips creased. 44 p. w/ 2 illustrations, tables, 2 maps, with 3 additional larger loose folding maps at rear secured by a band and an additional errata sheet tipped in beyond the errata on p. 444. An important work on WWI German actions in East Africa by the chief-of-staff of the German commander, General Paul von Lettow - Vorbeck and draws heavily on the general's writings. On last page : "Infolge finanzieller schwierigkeiten druck erst im Oktober 1952 beendet. Denen die die Güte hattern diese schwierigkeiten überwinden zu helfen. [Printing stopped because of financial difficulties in October 1952 . To those whose kindness helped overcome these difficulties.]. Very Good. Item #12559

Price: $120.00

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