Rheims and the Battle for its Possession, A panoramic History and Guide [Michelin Illustrated Guides to the Battlefields ]

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1914-1918 Series; B&W maps & photographs; 5 1/4 x 8 1/4; 176 pages; Soft cover looks like stiff boars, but is flexible. Has bumping, rubbing, scuffing, sunning. Pages have sunning, bumping, some light corner creasing. DJ has many small tears and nicks, sunning, rubbing, scuffing, bumping. Pages are overall, clean and tight. Illustrated with many b/w maps and photographs, many of them showing the destruction wrought by the recently concluded war. 2 page color map of Rheims, and a b/w floor plan of the ancient cathedral. Very interesting view of touring France, very shortly after the conclusion of World War I, which was devastating to France. The book is dedicated "In memory of the Michelin employees and workmen who died gloriously for their country". One of a series of Michelin Guides to the Battlefields 1914-1918.

Title: Rheims and the Battle for its Possession, A panoramic History and Guide [Michelin Illustrated Guides to the Battlefields ]

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Categories: Architecture, Cultural History, European History, Antiques/collectibles, Education, World History, Business/Economics, social history, France, Reference, Transportation/Vehicles/Machinery, Royalty, Automotive: History,

Edition: First Edition (?)

Publisher: Clermont-ferrand, France, Michelin & Co.: 1919

Binding: Soft Cover

Book Condition: Very Good- in Very Good- dust jacket

Seller ID: 7629

Keywords: Cartography; Maps; Tourism; Touring Cars; Travel Guides; France; Cathedrals; Battle Locations; Battlefields;,