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German Colonies

A scarce account on German Colonies around the world.

Covers with one tipped-in color plate of a tropical landscape in the foreground and a glacier in the background.
This picture is surrounded by a blindstamped, gilt frame and two blindstamped figures - one symbolizing a German
colonist and the other person of an apparently African tribe. Blindstamped lettering on gilt background.

Beautiful background illustrations in b&w. Including a 'Colonial commemorative plaque' at front depicting
the 11 most important German colonists.

Included are pictures of German-East Africa, German-Southwest Africa, Cameroon, Togo,
Emperor Wilhelm Land, Bismarck Archipelago, The South Seas, Caroline and Marshal Islands,
Solomon Islands, Samoa and Kiao-Chau

... almost complete with all colored cigarette cards [1 card missing] mounted correctly.

Album Style

  • 72 pages
  • 269 out of 270 coloured cigarette cards
  • some maps and charts

In good exterior and very good interior condition.
Wrappers slightly stained, handwritten name of album on spine, one card missing, one leaf with taped tear at margin, otherwise ok with mild traces of use and age.

All pages are complete and tight in the binding.

Approx/Measurements: 9-3/4" x 13-1/2"  ~1.6 lbs.

Published by Cigaretten Service

Table of contents:

The German Colonial Empire of 1914
German East Africa
German South West Africa

Bismarck archipelago
Solomon Islands and Admiralty Islands
South Seas
Carolines and Marshall Islands
Jiaozhou Bay

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