Plan de la Bataille de Tonhausen.
A la haye, chez Pierre de Hondt. 1759.
Engraving with large margins. Platemark: 465 x 555mm (18¼ x 21¾"). Vertical fold as usual in centre. Some paper toning to sheet.
A detailed plan of the battle of Minden, fought between the French and Prussian-Hanoverian-British armies in 1759 during the Seven Years' War. An army fielded by the Anglo-German alliance commanded by Field Marshal Ferdinand, Duke of Brunswick, defeated a French army commanded by Marshal of France Louis, Marquis de Contades. In Britain, the victory was considered one of several fortuitous events that constituted the Annus Mirabilis of 1759. Ornamental title cartouche to centre right, with a guide delineating troop formations and details of composition of forces and extensive footnotes below.
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