The Glory of the Confederate Arms,Illustrated in a Blazonary Description of 128 Ensigns, and 35 Standard, Taken from the French and Bavarians, in teh Famous Battle of Blenheim, by the Forces under the Command of his Grace the Duke of Marleborough, the 2d. of August, O.S. 1704 Which colours were brought into Her Majesties Tower of London, and from thence carried in Triumph through the said City, being now placed in Westminster-Hall. With an Inscription...
Woodcut broadsheet with letterpress, extremely rare. 600 x 470mm, 23½ x 18½". Laid on old linen, damaged with some loss.
A broadsheet commemorating the Duke of Marlborough's victories at Blenheim and Ramillies, fought during the War of the Spanish Succession (1701-14). At the top is a portrait of the Duke, within a garland, surrounded by trophies; down the sides are representations of the flags taken from the defeated French and Bavarian troops with, edged with an ornamental border; at the bottom is a scene of the British ally Prince Eugene of Savoy's victory at Hochstadt.
[Ref: 25993] £950.00