William Müller: Topographical and military description of Germany and the surrounding country (1813)


William Müller. Hardcover. Military guide to Napoleonic Central Europe by a captain in the King’s German’ Engineers, summarised from contemporary works. Covers (some of) Austria, Bavaria, Bohemia, Denmark, France, Germany, Hanover, Holland, Pomerania, Saxony, Switzerland. Gives fortresses, churches, garrisons (peace/war), houses, horses, inhabitants, military levy, manufactures, income. 2nd ed.

Condition: Used – Acceptable. 8vo pp 114. Very well worn but still intact, apart from missing post map showing main towns and distances. Inside front cover marked Captain Alex Higginson, conceivably the uncle of General George Higginson of Crimean fame. ISBN: none. Box MC13

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From the library of the archaeologist Arthur ApSimon (1927-2019). Reminiscences and obituaries in Salon (Society of Antiquaries), Mike Pitts’ Digging Deeper, Proceedings of the University of Bristol Spelæological Society, Cornish Archaeology (paywall).

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