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FROM THE ROYAL MILITARY LIBRARY OF KING ERNEST AUGUSTUS OF HANOVER

Order Books--Seven Years' War.
TWO MANUSCRIPT VOLUMES, COMPRISING:
Estimate
2,0002,500
LOT SOLD. 1,875 GBP
JUMP TO LOT
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FROM THE ROYAL MILITARY LIBRARY OF KING ERNEST AUGUSTUS OF HANOVER

Order Books--Seven Years' War.
TWO MANUSCRIPT VOLUMES, COMPRISING:
Estimate
2,0002,500
LOT SOLD. 1,875 GBP
JUMP TO LOT

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English Literature, History and Children's Books & Illustrations

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Order Books--Seven Years' War.
TWO MANUSCRIPT VOLUMES, COMPRISING:

1) Ordre-Buch [...des General-Adjutanten v. Reden. Vom 21 Sept. 1759 – 10 Januar 1760], c.60 leaves, large 8vo, 18th-century vellum, Krofdorf, Marburg and elsewhere, 1759-1760; 2) Pufendorf, G. S. von. Sammlung derer von des Herrn Herzogs von Cumberland...und des Herrn Herzogs Ferdinand zu Braunschweig und Lüneburg...in den Feldzügen von 1757 bis 1762 an die Alliierte Armee ertheilten Ordres, signed by the author, 180 pages, 4to, ownership inscription of General Hugh Halkett to front pastedown, contemporary paper-covered boards, Hamelin, 11 November 1767, first gathering loose; with an individual manuscript order ("Les trouppes qui doivent Marcher de la part des Etats d'Hollande ver le pais de Brounsyck / Cavallerie / Les dragons de Dopf / Les Carabiniers d'albermarle..."), 1 page, 4to, eighteenth century, and a summary of military actions during the Seven Years' War, 1 page, split in two (4)


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Catalogue Note

Two remarkable manuscript volumes transmitting orders from the time of the Seven Years' War (1756-1763).

English Literature, History and Children's Books & Illustrations

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