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Maps, prints and letterpress text covering the major battles and sieges

Catherine Leziers (active 1644-48)

Battle of Nördlingen, 1645 published 1646

RCINs 723061.1.c-f: Letterpress text, in cursive style, on eight pieces of paper, mounted to form four sheets, each with two columns of text; each of the four sheets mounted on paper (Mount Type B) | 29.7 x 19.1 cm (sheet of left column) | RCIN 723061.1.d

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Letterpress text accompanying the view of the Battle of Nördlingen, 1645 (see RCINs 723061.1.a,b). Thirty Years War (1618-1648)

The text gives an account of the events leading up to the battle, the battle itself and the subsequent march of the French army to Dinkelsbühl, depicted in one of the vignettes in the print. See also RCINs 723061.1.c,e-f.

  • Catherine Leziers (active 1644-48) (publisher)

    Francois Langlois (1589-1647) (publisher) [at end of text on RCIN 723061.1.f:] Se vendent à Paris, chez la veu fue de Vauconsain, en entrant dans / la grande Salle du Palais. / Et chez François Langlois, dit Chartres, ruë S. Jacques, / aux Colonnes d’Hercules / Auec Priuilege du Roy 1646.

  • Watermark: Text and mount: none

    Condition: no fold lines; an old tear, repaired with paper on verso, has failed

  • 29.7 x 19.1 cm (sheet of left column)

    29.8 x 19.0 cm (sheet of right column)

    39.1 x 53.5 cm (mount)

  • Printed title:



    George III heading: View and Order of the Battle of Nordlingen 3 August 1645

    Other annotations: none.

    George III catalogue entry:

    Nordlingen Vue et Ordre de la Bataille de Nordlingen donnée le d’Aoust 1645 entre les Armées de Louis XIV commandées par le Duc d’Anguyen, et l’Imperiale et Bavaroise commandée par les Generaux Gléen et Mercy: par le S.r de Beaulieu, dessiné par Stef. de Bella et gravé par Cochin. 4 feuilles: avec une Description. Another Copy of D.o [i.e. the example described in this entry]

  • From the collection of Cassiano dal Pozzo (1588-22 October 1657); inherited by his brother, Carlo Antonio dal Pozzo (1606-1689); sold by Carlo Antonio’s grandson to Clement XI, 1703; acquired by Cardinal Alessandro Albani by 1714, from whom purchased by George III in 1762

  • Subject(s)

    Nördlingen, Bavaria, Germany (48°51ʹ04ʺN 10°29ʹ19ʺE)

    Dinkelsbühl, Bavaria, Germany (49°04ʹ10ʺN 10°19ʹ11ʺE)

  • Bibliographic reference(s)

    M. McDonald, The Print Collection of Cassiano dal Pozzo. Part II, Architecture, Topography and Military Maps, 3 vols, London 2019, cat. nos. 3176, 3177

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