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Miscellaneous

Maps, views and diagrams of military reviews and encampments

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Compiegne, 1767

1767 or later

Half bound; calf leather spine and corners to upper and lower boards; spine with six ridges; no lettering; both boards covered with blue paper; folios gilt edged on top, fore and bottom. Pencil and ink on paper. | 37.6 x 24.2 cm (book measurement) | RCIN 733071.3

A volume of plans and explanations of the manoeuvres performed at Compiegne in 1767. It contains detailed descriptions of the practice manoeuvres at Compiegne and compares the British performance with that of the French. It also gives details of uniforms. This volume was formerly kept in the Upper Library; it was reinstated with the K.Mil. collection in 1999.

  • Anonymous (cartographer)

  • Watermark: The following watermarks are found throughout the volume: fleur-de-lys in crowned shield suspending a bell; J Whatman; IV; fleur-de-lys in crowned shield, the letters G R below; fleur-de-lys in crowned shield, a ‘4’ suspending the letters L V G below

    Condition: upper board partly detached from spine

  • 37.6 x 24.2 cm (book measurement)

  • Printed title:

    No title

    Annotations:

    George III heading [black pencil:] XIII/71-3 Military Compiegne 1767.

    Other annotations [inside front board, top left, black pencil:] 6.K.3; [inside front board, bottom left, black pencil, [H-S]:] Room 1. I.B 1d.

    K. Mil. dummy sheet:

    Title [ink:] Drawn Plans and Explanations of the Manoeuvres performed at the Reviews / at Compiegne by the King in 1767. / One volume Folio ... [black pencil:] 5 J 3 / Compiegne, 1767 [black pencil, in a modern hand:] VOL I 1B 2a.
    Watermark: fleur-de-lys in crowned shield, the monogram R&T below.
    Size: 47.1 x 33.0 cm (sheet).

    George III catalogue entry:

    Compiegne Drawn Plans and Explanations of the Manoeuvres performed at the Reviews at Compiegne by the King in 1767. Vol.

  • Subject(s)

    Compiegne, Picardie, France (49°25'04"N 02°49'33"E)

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  • 14 March 2024