Wed, 29th Oct 2014 12:00

Maritime and Scientific Models, Instruments & Art (Wizard)

 
  Lot 22
 

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THE BATTLE OF BEACHY HEAD (THE BATTLE OF...

THE BATTLE OF BEACHY HEAD (THE BATTLE OF BEVEZIERS)
"This morning arrived here an express from my Lord Torrington, with an account, that he engaged the French Fleet, consisting of 82 Men of War...". Official announcement of the engagement from Whitehall, describing the battle and losses. Also included is a fold-out map drawn by several Officers present at the engagement, showing positions of the ships, in both pictorial and bird's eye view, in a complete and genuine issue of THE LONDON GAZETTE, dated July, 3rd, 1690

Sold for £372
Estimated at £300 - £400

(inc. buyer's premium of 24%)


 
THE BATTLE OF BEACHY HEAD (THE BATTLE OF BEVEZIERS)
"This morning arrived here an express from my Lord Torrington, with an account, that he engaged the French Fleet, consisting of 82 Men of War...". Official announcement of the engagement from Whitehall, describing the battle and losses. Also included is a fold-out map drawn by several Officers present at the engagement, showing positions of the ships, in both pictorial and bird's eye view, in a complete and genuine issue of THE LONDON GAZETTE, dated July, 3rd, 1690