Memoirs Of Prince Chlodwig Of Hohenlohe Schillingsfuerst..
Bound in original maroon cloth, gilt, with with contrasting gilt on black titles. Deckled edges. Light wear to extremities and some foxing, largely confined to preliminaries and edges' otherwise a very good set. 1907 and 1949 signatures on endpapers.
Edited by friedrich curtius for prince alexander of hohenlohe-schillingsfuerst. translated from the first german edition and supervised by george w. chrystal, b.a.
volumes i and ii.
Illustrated by 6 plates, including 2 portrait frontispieces and folding facsimile. decorated by publisher's devices on title pages.
English translation of the edited memoirs of Prince Chlodwig of Hohenlowe-Schillingsfuerst (1819-1901), German liberal politician. He served in a number of offices, including Minister-President of Bavaria, 1866-70, Ambassador to Paris, 1873-80 and Prime Minister of Prussia and Chancellor of Germany, 1894-1900. The editor, Friedrich Curtius (1851-1933) was a civil servant, district director and a member of the Alsace-Lorraine assembly.
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