Plans of the Battles of Ligny and Quatre-Bras, June 16, 1815.
Engraved map with hand colour. Sheet 215 x 250m (8½ x 9¾"). Trimmed to printed border, and mounted in album paper.
Three maps on one sheet, detailing the two battles fought in the build-up to Waterloo, as Wellington attempted to stop Bonaparte's assault on Brussels. Published in John Booth's 'The Battle of Waterloo, Containing the Series of Accounts Published by Authority, British and Foreign, with Circumstantial Details, Previous, During and After the Battle, from a Variety of Authentic and Original Sources, with Relative Official Documents, Forming an Historical Record of the Operations in the Campaign of the Netherlands'. He used the pseudonym 'A Near Observer'.
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