LOT 1406
SOLD €350,00

A narrative of the Expedition to Holland

in the autumn of the year 1799, illustrated with a map of North Holland and seven views of the principal places occupied by the British forces. E. Walsh, M.D. London, G.G. and J. Robinson, 1800.

4to., New half-cloth binding with marbled casings, Map of North Holland including West Friesland, title, (2),164 pp., incl. 7 panoramas (by Heath in copper-engraving) of: Den Helder, Oude Sluis, Schagen, Bergen, Alkmaar, Egmont aan Zee and Egmont op den Hoef. Map with inset map of Alkmaar top right. Failed attempt to conquer the Batavian Republic and restore the governance (Stadhoudersschap) to the House of Orange; 3 proclamations in back for the Dutch people by Lieutenant-General Sir Ralph Abercrombie, Willem, Prince of Orange and Willem Frederik, heir apparent to the Prince of Orange. Good copy. Rare.

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