Die deutschen Kolonien. 2-vol. set (Complete): Schwabe, Kurt; Fr. Behme; Gustav Fritsch; H. Henoch;... Die deutschen Kolonien. 2-vol. set (Complete): Schwabe, Kurt; Fr. Behme; Gustav Fritsch; H. Henoch;... Die deutschen Kolonien. 2-vol. set (Complete): Schwabe, Kurt; Fr. Behme; Gustav Fritsch; H. Henoch;... Die deutschen Kolonien. 2-vol. set (Complete): Schwabe, Kurt; Fr. Behme; Gustav Fritsch; H. Henoch;...

Die deutschen Kolonien. 2-vol. set (Complete)

Schwabe, Kurt; Fr. Behme; Gustav Fritsch; H. Henoch; Dr. Paasche; Dr. Kraemer et al.

Published by Verlagsanstalt für Farbenphotographie Carl Weller, Berlin, 1910

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Complete in two volumes. Folio. Bound in exquisite half-leather over gray cloth with Imperial Germany's coat of arms with crown/cross design, all within finely gold- and green-stamped border. Title in green on cover, gold lettering on spine. All gilt edges. Decorative endpapers. Title-page printed in red and black. Vol. I in original glassine. Books rest in original sturdy paper-covered clamshell boxes with Reichsadler/Crown design in gold and black on front. Vol. I: Togo - Kamerun - Deutsch-Südwestafrika. x,160pp. & 20 interleaved plates. "Mit 126 Farbenphotographien nach der Natur und zwar 20 Tafelbilder und 106 Bildern im Text." Vol. II: Deutsch-Ostafrika - Kaiser Wilhelmsland und die Inselwelt im Stillen Ozean - Samoa - Kiautschou. 164,1pp. & 20 interleaved plates. "Mit 125 Farbenphotographien nach der Natur und zwar 20 Tafelbilder und 105 Bildern im Text." Profusely illustrated with 40 full-page reproductions of photographs in rich vibrant colors, tipped-in on heavy black card stock with captions in white. Plates protected by tissue-guards. With additional 211 in-text color reproductions of photographs. Text in German. Photographs by Robert Lohmeyer, Bruno Marquardt and Eduard Kiewning. Imperial German colonies covered are Togo, Cameroon, German South West Africa, German East Africa, Kaiser Wilhelmsland (German New Guinea), German Samoa and Deutsch-Kiautschou (China). The German colonial empire was an overseas domain formed in the late 19th century as part of the German Empire. Short-lived colonial efforts by individual German states had occurred in preceding centuries but imperial German efforts began as early as 1884. The German colonial empires officially ended with the effective date of the Treaty of Versailles in 1920. Some tearing on glassine. Age wear and some staining on clamshell boxes, parts of edges split but firmly holding. Bottom edge of second clamshell cover missing. Creasing to some tissue guards. Clamshell boxes in overall good, books in near fine condition.One of the most important and elaborate works on Imperial Germany colonies ever published. Contents: Vol. I: Zur Einführung von Gustav Fritsch. Togo von Fr. Hupfeld. Kamerun von Hans Dominick und Hans von Ramsay. Deutsch-Südwestafrika: Geschichte-Völker- und Landeskunde. Das Groß-Namaland und das nördliche Schutzgebiet von Kurd Schwabe. Das nördliche Heroland und die Omaheke von Philalethes Kuhn. Das Kakaofeld und der Norden von Richard Volkmann.Vol. II: Deutsch-Ostafrika: Geschichte und allgemeine Entwicklung von Hans von Ramsay. Landeskunde von Heinz Bethe. Die wirtschaftlichen Zustände Deutsch-Ostafrikas von H. Paasche. Kaiser-Wilhelmsland und die Inselwelt im Stillen Ozean von August Kraemer. Wirtschaftliche Zustände von Hubert Henoch. Samoa von Augustin Kraemer. Das deutsche Kioutschougebiet von Friedrich Behme. Bookseller Inventory # 33018

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Title: Die deutschen Kolonien. 2-vol. set (Complete...

Publisher: Verlagsanstalt für Farbenphotographie Carl Weller, Berlin

Publication Date: 1910

Binding: Hardcover

Edition: Nationalausgabe.

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