Eiberg, Carl von. Tyrols Vertheidigung gegen die Franzosen in den Jahren 1796 und 1797 nach ihren Haupt-Epochen und Grundzügen aus Urkunden.

Innsbruck, Michael Alois Wagner, 1798.

8vo. (2), XIV, (2), 111, (1) pp. Contemporary brown half leather with stiff patterned paper boards. All edges red.


First edition, "rare" (Lentner). A contemporary history of Napoleon's campaign in Tyrol during the War of the First Coalition, operations which claimed some 500 lives on the Tyrolean side. Carl von Eiberg (1754-1822), a native of Hall in Tyrol and owner of estates in Wertenegg and Eichberg, was a civil servant in the Innsbruck government.

Boards lightly bumped on the fore-edge corners. Contemporary handwritten ownership "Attlmayer" to title-page. Light browning throughout; glue-staining to corners of first and last pages. Introductory page "XIV" is incorrectly printed "VIX".

Lentner 11518. Hamberger/Meusel, Nachtrag 7/1, p. 283.

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