Recueil de Plans de Batailles, Sieges et Combats, Arrives dans les Expeditions Memorables de la Guerre de Sept Ans, pour Servir A L'Intelligence des Oeuvres Posthumes de Frederic II, Roi de Prusse. ANONYMOUS.

Recueil de Plans de Batailles, Sieges et Combats, Arrives dans les Expeditions Memorables de la Guerre de Sept Ans, pour Servir A L'Intelligence des Oeuvres Posthumes de Frederic II, Roi de Prusse.

Amsterdam: J. G. Treuttel, 1789. [Seven Years War] DUKE OF GRAFTON'S COPY. Folio (42 x 27cm), pp.[4] followed by 19 plates. Contemporary marbled boards, paper covered spine designed to look like speckled calf, printed paper label to spine. Introductory text in French, text to plates in either English or French. A collection of plates pertaining to the Seven Years War. The Plates are as follows: I. Hand-coloured folding plan of the Battle of Lowostiz, 1st October 1756. II. Hand -coloured folding plan of the Siege of Pirna, 1756. III. Hand-coloured folding plan of the Battle of Reichenberg, 21st April 1757. IV. Hand-coloured folding plan of the Battle of Prague, 6th May 1757. V. Hand-coloured folding plan of the Siege of Prague, 7th May to 19th June 1757. VI. Hand-coloured folding plan of the Battle of Chotzemitz, 18th June 1757. VII. Hand-coloured folding plan of the Battle of Jaegerndorf, 30th August 1757. VIII. Hand-coloured folding plan of the Battle of Rosbach, 5th November 1757. IX. Hand-coloured folding plan of the Siege of Schweidnitz, 1757. X. Hand-coloured folding plan of the Battle of Breslau, 22nd November 1757. XI. Hand-coloured folding plan of the Battle of Leuthen, 5th December 1757. XII. Hand-coloured folding plan of the Battle of Krefeld, 23rd June 1758. XIII. Hand-coloured folding plan of the Battle of Minden, 1st August 1759. XIV. Hand-coloured folding plan of the Battle of Hastenbeck, 26th July 1757. XV. Hand-coloured folding plan of the Battle of Bergen, 13th April 1759. XVI. Plan of Stralsund. XVII. Plan of Erfurt. XVIII. Plan of Dresden. XIX. Hand-coloured list of the troops of the King of Prussia. Some spotting to prelims, bookplate of Wakefield Lodge to front pastedown, Binding has some light wear to extremities with some loss of the paper to the upper board and spine. Very good. A nice provenance with the bookplate of Wakefield Lodge the Northamptonshire seat of the 3rd Duke of Grafton, Augustus FitzRoy, who served as Prime Minister between 1768-1770 but was forced out of office due with growing challenges to British global dominance after victory in the Seven Years War in particular the failure to intervene of the French annexation of Corsica in 1769. Item #49511

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