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- Vergleichende Darstellung der Wehrverhältnisse in Europa zu Land und zur See.

Wien, Seidel, 1871. Quarto. Unpaginated. Comprises of 6 preliminary pages of text and one leaf which is printed on verso only (Errata) and a set of 18 double-page tables printed on recto only, numbered I-XI with several sub-numbered. Plus one leaf with additions. Hardcover, bound in contemporary brown cloth and matching marbled boards, cloth French corners, gilt morocco lettering-piece to spine; binding bit damaged with top of spine broken and gone; old shelf ticket, old military institutional stamps to title. Some foxing and browning due to poor paper quality else in a very good internal condition. ¶ ~ First edition. Very rare. A second edition appeared in 1874. Compares and analyses the military powers of several European countries' armies and navies: their budgets, conscription and draft, organization, defense and attack capacities, manpower, total force, weaponry, and horse population. WorldCat locates only one institutional copy in Austria, that in Österreichischen Nationalbibliothek.
EUR 520.00 [Appr.: US$ 612.86 | £UK 469.5 | JP¥ 64912] Book number 7451

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