military, antiquarian, war of Spanish succession, Marlborough (1735)

by an Impartial Hand

The Military History of His Serene Highness Prince Eugene of savoy. New Generalissimo of the Imperial Army and also of His Grace the Duke of Marlborough. Two volumes. 1st edition

Published: volume 1, 1735 volume 2, 1737

Date: 1735

Two large folio volumes, each 10.5inches x 17inches. Volume 1 391 pages, 4 complete maps after the preface and 42 plates. Volume 2 360 pages with 41 plates. Volume 1 was published one year earlier than the copy in the British Library. Extremely scarce early edition with all plates. 4 maps, 83 plates of town plans, battle plans and battle scenes.

Illustrated
illustrated by Claude du Bosc

Condition
Good. There is some damp staining and old worm damage to the top of some pages at the end of vol. 2. Repairs have been done to a few pages.

Binding
Newly bound in half leather with marbled boards and handmade paper endpapers.

£1250

Offered by Derek Gilbert