Your book is the complete opposite. Not only is it'fully packed' with a photographic treasure of an archive, but it contains a wealth of written information and research.
Basically not another silly Schiffer coffee table picture book. I will spend more time on it tomorrow, since it deserves many hours of patronage, but spent a quick hour today marveling at the information and photographic treasures. I will write more and probably ask questions as I dive into it.
Under Arms for the Kaiser. Due to the positive comments on the original edition and with encouragement I decided to publish an expanded edition of 100 copies.The Limited Second edition is a massive 670 (from 600) pages with photos of over 2100 (from 1800) shoulder insignia and Imperial militaria. New examples include many from the collection of an advanced German collector. Comments on original edition can be found at this link. The item "WWI German Shoulder Straps Boards" is in sale since Friday, June 21, 2019. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Militaria\WW I (1914-18)\Original Period Items\Germany\Uniforms". The seller is "trooper77" and is located in Smiths Station, Alabama. This item can be shipped worldwide.