C1736 DUMONT, MILITARY HISTORY of PRINCE EUGENE SAVOY, WAR of SPANISH SUCCESSION

C1736 DUMONT, MILITARY HISTORY of PRINCE EUGENE SAVOY, WAR of SPANISH SUCCESSION
THE MILITARY HISTORY OF HIS SERENE HIGHNESS PRINCE EUGENE OF SAVOY..... WRITTEN ORIGINALLY IN FRENCH BY MR DUMONT, BARON CARELSCROON LONDON PRINTED BY JAMES BETTENHAM, FOR CLAUDE DU BOSC MDCCXXXV

Selling here is a defective two volume set of 'The Military History of his Serene Highness Prince Eugene of Savoy...' printed in London by James Bettenham. Volume I with the additional title dated 1735 and volume II dated 1737 as called for. This being a translation by John Campbell of 'Histoire militaire du prince Eugene de Savoye, du prince et duc de Marlborough et du prince de Nassau-Frise', by Jean Dumont, baron de Carlscroon and Jean Rousset de Missy. With engravings throughout by Claude du Bosc. From the library of Captain Robert Laurie.

Folio, two volumes bound in period full calf gilt with red morocco labels.

The books measure 26.5cm by 38cm.

The text within the second volume is seemingly continuous and complete; the first volume is lacking engraved title plus final two leaves (pp. 389-391). Our collation reading: [4], iv, 388; [4], 360pp.

With both halftitles present: The Battles of His Serene Highness...; letterpress titles in red and black (dated 1735 and 1737 respectively); retaining 5 engraved plates including
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