Berlin: Max Hochsprung, (ca. 1900). Hardcover. Oblong 16mo (5" x 7"). 40 lithographic plates. Illustrated paper-covered boards with silver lettering to cover and black lettering to rear board. Cover splitting along front edge but still attached. Some scuffing, rubbing and staining to boards and spine. Corners worn. Printed endpapers. Ex-libris stamp to cover and first page (Hugo Thiele). Address plate to rear endpaper (Hollywood director Robert Florey). Wonderfully illustrated book depicting almost 400 different military uniforms of the Imperial German Army (pre-WWI), each captioned in German. A wide array of caps, boots, swords, pistols, medals and backpacks, with the occasional musical instrument. One outfit more elaborate than the next. A leporello, the book is one long page folded in a 40-piece accordian. Binding in fair, book in good condition. g. Item #15520
Supplementary illustration volume to non-illustrated book.