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Memorie Boeck of Verzaameling van alderhande soorten van Lijsten in den dienst gebruiklijk sijnde &c.
Dutch manuscript: 1760. 8vo (24,8 x 19,8 cm). (6), 174 pp. Contemporary full marbled calf, spine with 5 raised bands, spine and covers with gilt-tooled decorations, frames and fleur-de-lys, all edges gilt, gilt-decorated board edges, marbled endpapers. A nicely illustrated, neatly written, very well-executed, military manuscript, dealing with almost all aspects of the daily conduct of the army of the United Dutch Provinces in 1757. Frontispiece elaborately drawn in washed ink, depicting a court scène with an armed soldier. Four subtitles in cartouches, skilfully drawn in washed ink. Contents: An extensive number of lists concerning a variety of subjects regarding the army, a.o. (model)lists of regiments-strengthes, lists of officers and their payments; lists of regulations and publications concerning the daily army-functioning, a great number of very strict orders about the daily military matters a.o. sentries and guards, patrols, arrests, visitations, fires, passwords, paroles &c. Five campaign-plans (2 folding) for infantry and cavalry, a.o. plans of the Mühlberg- and Oosterhout-battles. Small damage to upper part spine and lower 1 cm of frontal hinge, hinges bit chafed. Otherwise a fine copy of a splendid 18th-century Dutch military manuscript. For a full description and more images please visit our website: .
      [Bookseller: Zaal Books]
Last Found On: 2017-09-20           Check availability:      NVvA    


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