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COEHOORN (KOEHOORN), MINNO BARON OF - The New Method of Forticication translated from the Original Dutch, of the late famous Engineer Minno Baron of Koehoorn, General of the Artillery and Lieutenant General of the Infantry of the States of Holland; Governour of Flanders and of the Fortresses on the Scheld, &c by THO. SAVERY Gent.

London, Printed for Daniel Midwinter at the Rose and Crown in St. Paul's-Church-Yard, 1705. first English translation of 'Nieuwe Vestingbouw (1685) - 33 x 21 cm - [2 leaves blank, second with on one side names and date 1704 in handwriting of an old hand)- title - 1 page blank - 2 pages with dedication - 14 pges authors, translator's preface (a - d) - pges 1 to 48 than 52- 55 than 53 to 88 - pg 91 to 130 - pg 136 to 147, pg 149 to 181 - 1 pge with Books printed for D. Midwinter..2 leaves blank (last bank leave with tear and some digits in handwriting old hand) - according to the pagination by letters on the bottom of the pages complete and bound in the right order - 16 engraved plates, of which 13 folding - 18th century sprinkled calf, 3 blind ruled rectangular frames, the middle frame has at each corner a 'fleuron' blind stamped, ruled ornamentation around the frame in the center, back board identical - REBACKED with 5 raised bands, very skilfully donein calf with the same color of the boards, new endleaves - the engraved plates are in good condition (washed?), textpages brownish - fine copy - COPAC 2 copies.
EUR 1150.00 [Appr.: US$ 1272.74 | £UK 967.25 | JPą 138220] Book number 03887

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