FROM THE ROYAL MILITARY LIBRARY OF KING ERNEST AUGUSTUS OF HANOVER
36 volumes (including duplicate volumes for 1852-1860 and one volume containing loose orders from different years up to 1865) and a few loose orders, folio, partly printed on blue paper, boards or cloth, a few orders supplied in manuscript, boards slightly scraped; together with two cloth folders lettered in gilt "Königl. Familien Museum" containing two orders from 1866 (printed in Vienna) and printed etiquette regulations from 1857; sold as a collection, not subject to return
The King of Hanover's own copy of his army's general orders for the period of Hanover's independence, from the accession of Ernest Augustus in June 1837 to the annexation by Prussia in 1866, together with the set belonging to the Royal Oberhofmarschall's Office for 1852-1860. These were ephemeral pamphlets, issued throughout the year and printed in columns to be folded in half vertically for ease of distribution, and rarely survive.
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