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Hugo, Hermaus 1588-1629."
Obsidio Bredana Armis Philippi Iiii auspicies Isabellae Ductu. Ambr. Spinolae perfecta. [First edition]."
Antwerpiae, Ex. Off. Plantinianabalthasaris Moreti, 1626. In-2 (Folio). Full contemp vellum. [4]unnumbered pp. (A2-4), 128; [2]pp. [A-R 4, [2]pp. Dedication to Isabella Clarae Eugeniae Hispaniarum Infanti Heroinae Fortissimae Victrici, Matri Patriae. With a large engraved monochrome decorative initial and an engraved decorative endpiece. Engraved Allegoric monochrome frontispiece in Facsim. (Original Lacks, page A 1), 10 full-page and double page monochrome engraved plates, with keys and occasionally extensive legenda, featuring for the greater part detailed illustrations of Breda outer foritifications, including 3 double-page military situation-maps featuring positions of the Royal Spanish Army during the Siege, printed marginaliaone large decorative monochrome initial, Printer's provenance on verso of final unnumbered leave with approbation on recte. First Latin language edition of this 17th. century report about the Siege of Breda Municipality, complete with all fine and for the greater part double-page copper plates featuring Breda fortifications. Copy in contemp. full vellum. Good to very good copy printed on rather heavy paper. (Lacks original engraved allegoric title-print on A 1, replaced by a fine facsim. Ow. complete, contents clean and crisp, vellum binding with si9gns of use and some light occasional soiling, inside front cover and recte of f.e.p. with ms. annotations in old ink, not really disturbing however). The Siege of Breda 1624-25 occurred during the Eighty Year's War. Breda, a dutch fortified City, falling into the control of the Army of Flanders. Follow … [Click Below for Full Description]
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