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Essays, Speeches, and Memoirs of Field Marshal Count Helmuth Von Moltke Volume 2 (Paperback) Loot Price: R226
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Essays, Speeches, and Memoirs of Field Marshal Count Helmuth Von Moltke Volume 2 (Paperback): Helmuth Graf Von Moltke

Essays, Speeches, and Memoirs of Field Marshal Count Helmuth Von Moltke Volume 2 (Paperback)

Helmuth Graf Von Moltke

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1893 edition. Excerpt: ...ways attended by a servant. Once he drove in this wa from Kielto Salzbrunn, three ' ls with him. Xnother time he even drove in this gfgvourite vehicle _of his to Paris, and to the South of France. It seems most unlikely to' us now, that all these expeditions were taken for pleasure. The old entleman, whose good humour was unchangeable, use; to tell of his manifold experiences in a very amusing manner. Onthese travels he often visited' my grandfather, his ' brother-in-law, and he used to have great fun with us children. Old Uncle Fritz has always remained in our remembrance, an object of admiration and respect. He even once contemplated visiting his son Helmuth at Constantinople, when the latter was in Turkey. But as he would have gone even there with his old white ' horse, he might have met with many a danger. However, he did go as far as Vienna and Presbur. On. his return from Turkey, Captain von ldoltke stopped first in Berlin, where he stayed at our home. It was just about Christmas time when he arrived, and I well remember the tall handsome man, with a Turkish fez on his head, in undress, entering the room where our Christmas tree was, laden with all the treasures of the East, so at least it appeared to us children. For my mother he had brought, amongst other things, a tube with Msmoms or Mourxn. 243 attar of roses which is still kept by our family. There were variouskinds of silk shawls, stockings knitted in the harems, embroidery, jewelry, and rosa.ries, and also two wooden spoons, carved by soldiers in the camp of N isib, they are still treasured by us; of course to-day they are only of value for the sake of the giver; but at that time they were something uite out of the common. He also brought the little b horse with...

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Imprint: Rarebooksclub.com
Country of origin: United States
Release date: September 2013
First published: September 2013
Authors: Helmuth Graf Von Moltke
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 3mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 56
ISBN-13: 978-1-230-01645-0
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-230-01645-7
Barcode: 9781230016450

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