Auction 112, Lot 409

"[Lot of 4 - Battle Plans]", Beaurain, Jean Chev. De

Subject: Belgium

Period: 1756 (circa)

Publication: Histoire Militaire de Flandre…

Color: Hand Color

20 x 9 inches
50.8 x 22.9 cm

Fine set of battle plans from this important military history that described the battles between the Dutch prince William of Orange and the French king Louis XIV. The maps are exceptionally detailed right down to tiny houses and farms, and depicting the roads, fortifications, and troop encampments and movements by colored outlines. Includes: 1) Carte des Camps de Nivelle et de Soignies (20 x 9"); 2) Plan des Attaques de Mons (19.8 x 10.7"); 3) Carte des Camps de Boneff et de Sombreffe (22 x 11.8"); 4) Carte des Camps de Bliquy Et de Lessines (21.2 x 13" with a 7.2 x 6.5" supplement).


Condition: B

Original outline color. Lightly toned with some spots. #1 with marginal tears repaired with linen tape, #3 with 4.5" tear repaired with linen tape.

Estimate: $300 - $400

Sold for: $240

Closed on 9/28/2005