|Wissenschaftliche Beiträge aus dem Tectum Verlag - Reihe Geschichtswissenschaft - Volume 36.|
|Kögler , Johannes-Paul:
Ehre als tragbares Zeichen - Zur politischen, sozialen und kulturgeschichtlichen Bedeutung von Orden und Ehrenzeichen am Beispiel des Königreichs Hannover 1814-1866.
[Honour as a Wearable Sign - The Political, Social and Culture Historical Significance of Orders and Decorations on the Example of the Kingdom of Hanover 1814-1866.]
In German language, 24.5 x 17.5 cm, 256 pages, with 20 colour and eight black and white illustrations, hard cover, 583 g
|L1627||A highly interesting scientific reference documentation!|
|Schönberger, Paul and Schimmel, Stefan:
Kaisertage - Die unveröffentlichten Aufzeichnungen (1914 bis 1918) der Kammerdiener und Adjutanten Wilhelms II.
[Emperor's Days - The unpublished recordings (from 1914 until 1918) of the valets and adjutants of Wilhelm II.]
In German language, size 21,2 x 28 cm, 160 pages, about 160 colour and black and white illustrations, hard cover.
Of highest phaleristic interest are the numerous detailed notes, for what occasions which uniforms and which orders insignia had to be prepared for the Emperor. So this book detailedly and precisely demonstrates, what generally has been known since a long time, how Wilhelm II used them in his daily life. But the book may also help, basing on the precise given information, to identify dates of photographs of the Emperor and possibly to assign these to certain events.
|L1626||Highly interestisting phaleristic reference book!|
Histoire des distinctions honorifiques du royaume de Westphalie.
[History of the Awards of the Kingdom of Westphalia.]
In Fnch language, 172 pages, illustrated in colour, card cover.
|González Pinilla, Ángel und Barrera Govantes, Antonio:
Spanish Blue Division Commemorative Medals.
In English language, size 25 x 18 cm, abundantly illustrated throughout in colour, hard cover, dust jacket.
This book first of all describes the history of the Spanish Blue Division [División Azul], the Spanish troops that the Spanish head of State Francisco Franco y Bahamonde (1892-1975, reigned since 1936) has sent to Germany for participation in Hitlers Russian campaign (as a compensation for the German assistance in the Spanish Civil War 1936 - 1939). Then the two connected decorations, the Medal in the Struggle against Bolshevism [Erinnerungsmedaille für die spanischen Freiwilligen im Kampf gegen den Bolschewismus] and the Medal for the Russian Campaign Medalla Commemorativa de la Campaña de Rusia] are presented and detailedly described in all variations.
|L1630||Detailed reference work!|
[The Medal for Merit 1792-1839.]
In Danish language, size 24 x 16.5 cm, 158 pages, illustrated in black and white, card cover.
|Bergroth, Tom C., Brummer, Wilhelm, und Matikkala, Antti:
Kahden Presidenttikauden Kunnia - Två Presidentperioders Heder - The Honour of two Presidental Terms.
In Finnish, Swedish and English language, size 24.5 x 17.0 cm, 40 pages, illustrated throughout in colour, card cover.
This booklet shows and describes all orders and decoration which the ninth President of Finland, Mauno Koivisto (1923-2017, President from 1982 until 1994) has received during his life and his two presidencies.
|L1621||Highly interesting booklet!|
|Mussell, John W. (Ed.):
Medal Yearbook 2019.
Honiton 25th edition 2018.
In English language, size 24 x 17 cm, 544 pages, illustrated throughout in colour, with actual valuations in Pound Sterling, card cover.
25th edition of this standard catalogues on all orders, decorations, medals and miniatures of the United Kingdom and of Ireland, with detailed valuations in Pounds Sterling. Every award is illustrated in colour, mostly with ribbons and detailedly annotated (among others: year of creation, material, size, historical background). The book also contains actual lists of the orders of wear, a list of the post-nominal letters and of abbreviations, a bibliographical list concerning British phaleristics, complete lists of the actual regiments of the British army, collector's associations, auctioneers, dealers of British medals and military books, British militaria and medal fairs, and of military and regimental museums, as well as a huge amount of important information.
|L0641/25||British standard catalogue!|
|Gatscher-Riedl, Gregor, and Strigl, Mario:
Die Roten Ritter - Zwischen Medici, Habsburgern und Osmanen - Die Orden und Auszeichnungen des Großherzogtums Toskana.
[The Red Knights - Between Medici, Habsburg and Ottomans - The Orders and Awards of the Grans Duchy of Tuscany.]
In German language, size 24 x 17 cm, 276 pages, 64 illustrations, mostly in colour, hard cover.
A book on the history on the history and the insignia of the Military Order of Saint Stephen and the orders of merit, decorations an medals of the Grand Duchy of Tuscany.
|L1543||Very interesting reference book!|
|An deutsche Staatsbürger und Angehörige der Wehrmacht verliehene Orden und Ehrenzeichen ausländischer Staaten vor und während des II. Weltkrieges - Volume I|
An deutsche Staatsbürger und Angehörige der Wehrmacht verliehene Orden und Ehrenzeichen ausländischer Staaten vor und während des II. Weltkrieges - Band I: Slowakische Republik 1939-1945.
[Orders and Decorations of Foreign States awarded to German Citizens and Members of the German Armed Forces before and during World War II - Volume I: Slovakian Republic 19139-1945.]
In German language, size A 4, 116 pages, illustrated in colour throughout with 301 illustrations, hard cover.
|L1625||Interesting reference book!|
|Klenau, Arnhard Graf:
Orders of the World - Standard Catalogue - The Americas.
Offenbach am Main, 2018.
In English language, Format 24.5 x 17.5, 335 pages with 1,729 catalogue numbers, illustrated throughout with 811 colour illustrations (mostly in original size), hard cover.
This first volume of the projected catalogue of the order sof the entire world contains all orders of 37 states and territories of North, Central and South America, from the beginnings until present time.
|L1616-1||Just published unique standard cattalogue!|
Osmanl? Imparatorlugu Mecidi ve Osmani Nisanlari. - Ottoman Empire's Order of the Medjidie and Order of the Osmanie.
In Turkish and English language, size 24.5 x 17 cm, 198 pages, abundantly illustrated throughout in colour, hard cover, with dust cover, numbered (total edition only 300 copies) and signed by the author.
Colourful and very detailed elaborated work on the two most known Ottoman orders, with numerous colour-illustrations of the different types and variants from the beginning (1852 resp. 1862) until the end of the Ottoman Empire in 1922, systemized according to the insignia of every class. Special consideration the author pays to the jewelled pieces, but also the various cases are shown, as well as the manufacturers marks of the Ottoman and European producers. High attention is also paid to the forgeries of insignia of both orders, to the adulterations of original pieces with added forgeries of crossed sabres and to the forgeries of cases! Conclusion: A very constructive and comprehensive work, not only for collectors of Ottoman orders insignia, but also for everyone who is interested in the history of the Ottoman Empire!
|L1611||Just published colourful and detailed standard reference work!|