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Oostende, vermaerde, gheweldighe, lanckduyrighe ende bloedighe Belegheringhe, Bestorminghe ende stoute Aenvallen: mitsgaders de Manlijcke Cloecke ende Dappere teghenweer . by den Belegerden . inde Jaren 1601, 1602, 1603. ende 1604.
s'Graven-Hage, Aert Meuris, 1621. 4to. Contemp. full vellum. Stamps on title-page. Spine with a paperlabel. Weak autographed title on spine. (10),598,(2) pp., 1 engraved plate with coat of arms, 12 engraved portraits (one with Maurice of Orange on a horse), 17 fine double-page engraved views of battle-scenes, scenery etc. Title-page a bit frayed in right margin and with 2 small closed tears, no loss. A few insignificant brownspots. Clean and fine. Scarce first edition of Fleming's account of the three-year siege of Oostend during the Eighty-Years war and the destruction of the city. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]
Bookseller: Lynge & Søn ILAB-ABF [Copenhagen, Denmark]

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