Memoirs of the war of independence in Hungary… Translated from the original manuscript by Otto Wenckstern

Memoirs of the war of independence in Hungary… Translated from the original manuscript by Otto Wenckstern

London: Charles Gilpin, 1850. First English edition (originally published in German in Leipzig the same year), 8vo, 2 volumes: pp. lxxxviii, 231; viii, 334, [2]; engraved frontispiece portraits, folding map (tear near the guard) showing "Austrian Empire" at back of vol. I; original blindstamped red cloth lettered in gilt on spines; spines faded, else near fine. From the library of US Congressman from New York, Amos J. Cummings, who served from 1887 until his death in 1902; each volume carrying his ownership signature (both autograph and stamped) and library bookplate. A leader of the Hungarian Revolution from 1848-1849, General Klapka penned his memoirs while exiled from his homeland by the Austrians. Item #33798

Price: $350.00

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