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LICHNOWSKY (Prince) Heading for the Abyss: Reminiscences. 1st Eng. Ed., xxvi+471pp., 4 portraits. Constable. 1928  #60543
[HLMainPic] The author was Germany's ambassador to London from 1912, charged with repairing relations between Great Britain and Germany, & was so remarkably successful (for instance he secured the peace of Europe in the 1912 Conference of Ambassadors) that he was less than popular & viewed with some suspicion in German official circles. These reminiscences very largley concern the period 1912-14 & include details of his Despatches during that time re the Ambassadors' Conference, the Balkan Wars, Baghdad Railway, Liman-Sanders affair, &c. Orig. blue cloth, VG & rather scarce. See illustration on our website.   £45

     




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