Rare Lot Antique Books - Beautiful Leather Library Set Home Decorator Collection. Please see our store for the companion set. Great Events by Famous Historians.1923 FULL 7 VOLUME LEATHER COMPLETE ANTIQUE SET. SOURCE RECORDS OF THE GREAT WAR. These are not stock pictures. You will receive the books that are in these images. This is an extraordinary set.
The set is in TRULY INCREDIBLE condition overall. Horne achieved notoriety as a historian and editor. This set constitutes one of his most generous and noteworthy contributions to history and literature. He supervised the creation and personally edited each of the histories contained in this set. This set is one of a limited edition registered to non military personell who provided service during the first World War.
This set is registered to Thomas Halliday and was a gift from his parents. There are many fabulous illustrations. Each have onion skin covers with the details of the illustration, and additional small illustrations on the onion skin.
Each binding is an authorized facsimile of the original art on each countrys copy of the Versailles Peace Treaty. There is an explanation of the binding in the first pages of each volume. There are gorgeous gilt details..
Here are just a few of the Chapters contained in the set. The research is copious and extraordinary, with beautiful, poignant illustrations, and a collection of maps which would be difficult to assimilate today. The maps are especially interesting because of the way the European Community has changed and evolved. Germanys Dream of a World Empire.
The Poisons Brewed by Militarism. Austria Finds Danger in the Balkans. Britain Asserts Control of the Seas. The Assault on Liege, Belgium Amazes the World. Turkey Lends Support to Germany and Shelters Fleeing Warships.
Germanys Military Rule in France. The First Great Artillery Assault. The Battle of the Passes.The Sinking of the Lusitania. The First Assault on Verdun. How Russia Fell and Western Europe Held the Line till America Could Come. The Hindenberg Retreat in France.
The United States Extends its Territory. Opening of the Mighty Kaiserbattle. The Union of Greater Serbia.The Opening of the Peace Conference. The books are 90 years old, and they are in truly extraordinary condition. We would like to invite you to visit our store!! We feature Couture, Antiques, Art, Jewels, Furniture, Fine Porcelain and China, Objects, Rare Books, Heirlooms and Treasures. We welcome your questions and comments.
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