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Atlas to the Memoirs of John Duke of Marlborough 1820  

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Atlas to the Memoirs of John Duke of Marlborough; Containing Armorial Bearings, Fac Similes, Maps, and Military Plans.

[Coxe, William, editor]


Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme & Brown



With twenty-two engraved plates, facsimiles, folding maps, etc., some of which are hand-colored. (4to) 27x21 cm (10¾x8"), modern three quarter calf and brown cloth, gilt ruled, spine with raised bands, lettered in gilt. 

The 'Memoirs' were first published by William Coxe in three volumes between 1818 and 1819. This supplementary volume of large plates and folding maps first appeared in 1820. Included plates feature the arms of His Grace George Spencer Churchill, outline map of the theatre of war in 1702, 1703, and 1705, map of the operations in Germany in 1704 before and after the battle of Blenheim, plan of the attack on the Schellenberg, map with the operations on the Moselle in 1705, plan of the battle of Oudenard, and more.

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Toning to interior edges and and light foxing throughout; very good.

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