Auction 358 Old & Rare Books - General History & Topography

GERMANY -- LLOYD, (H.H.E.). The history of the late war in Germany, between the King of Prussia, and the Empress of Germany and her allies. Lond., for S. Hooper, 1781-90. Text- & plate vol. (4), xxxix, (5), xxxix, 147, (1); viii, 9, (1), 238 pp. Plate-vol. w. 5 fold. maps, 10 fold. plans, 9 fold. plates & 10 (fold.) tables. 4°. Cont. hcf. w. raised bands, richly dec. gilt backs & brown labels. (Edges a bit worn/bumped, a bit foxed/browned in places, some creases & small tears to plates).

Henry Humphrey Evans Lloyd (c.1718-83) was a Welsh army officer and military writer. This was his most influential book. It was translated into German (five editions) and French (three editions). - The numbering of the plates is quite inscrutable, so we are not sure if all the plates are present. Extremely rare. - Sold w.a.f. not subject to return.

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