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'Our Emperor' - Ten Years of the Reign of Wilhelm II 1888-1898 - Magnificent Edition

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Unser Kaiser - Zehn Jahre der Regierung Wilhelms II. 1888 - 1898 - 'Our Emperor Ten Years of the Reign of Wilhelm II 1888-1898' - a book in Magnificent album edition, edited by Georg W. Büxenstein which marked the 10th anniversary of the reign of Wilhelm II Emperor of Germany - Berlin 1898. Published by Deutsches Verlagshaus Bong & Co., Berlin / Leipzig / Stuttgart 1898. / Attached: Four early postcards depicting Emperor Wilhelm in his youth, and after he became emperor.

On June 15, 1888, Wilhelm was crowned Emperor of the German Empire and King of Prussia, and he was 29 years old. His sparkling eyes and military manners won unprecedented sympathy among the German public. The Magnificent book that came out to mark the ten years of his reign is accompanied by twelve art prints depicting Emperor Wilhelm from his childhood years, and important milestones in his early years of his reign. There are also 394 rare photographs documenting the emperor, as well as illustrations in the body of the text. In the year the book was published, Wilhelm made his famous and well-publicized visit to Eretz Israel.

396 p. 30 cm. Magnificent original cover with gilded stamp in the shape of the royal crown. Cutting leaves in red. Some of the leaves are detached. general condition good.

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118. 'Our Emperor' - Ten Years of the Reign of Wilhelm II 1888-1898 - Magnificent Edition