A COMPLEAT HISTORY OF THE LATE WAR IN THE NETHERLANDS. Together with an Abstract of the Treaty at Utrecht. By Tho. Brodrick, Gent. The whole Illustrated with 15 Curious Copper Plates .. (Volume I Only of 2)
Printed william Pearson ; London
Printed by William Pearson for Thomas Ward (1st edition)
Folding and doublepage maps (4 of more) some with coat of arms surrounds.
Volume I only, octavo decoratively tooled and panelled calf on 5 raised bands (covers detached/tips worn/scuffed - needs binding). Folding frontis map + Titlepage +pp dedication & preface +23pp of subscribers +p blank +xvi +218pp + publisher's book list. Namestamp John D. Bareham on pastedown and ownership inscription on back of frontis. First 5 leaves have gutter repairs, book list tipped onto the last leaf but was previously taped to the now missing endpapers. The frontis is a general map of Flanders with a tip of England - other maps show the Battles of Hochstet (=Blenheim), Ramillies and a plan of Menin. All but the latter have a frame of coats of arms of the participants, the Menin plan having a city(?) coat of arms. *This volume takes the history of the war to 1707. One of the earliest published accounts of Marlborough's victorious campaigns.
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