Finely detailed plan of one of the most important battles in English military history.
THE BATTLE OF BLENHEIM
Nieuwe kaart van t'Land Donawert, en Hochstett etc. alwaa de Roemwaardige Battaille, zyn voor gevallen door den Hartog van Marlebourg en Prins Eugenius, teegens Ceurvorst van Beyeren, en de Grave Tallard, den 13 Augustus 1704.
Copper engraved plan. Original hand tinting, Scales of German and French miles.
11 5/8 x 16" (29.5 x 46 cm)
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On August 13, 1704 at Blenheim (Blindheim) in Bavaria, the Allied troops under John Churchill, the first Duke of Marlborough, defeated the forces of Louis XIV in the War of Spanish Succession. In doing so Churchill saved Vienna - and ultimately England - from a French invasion. Map of Donawert, the region around the Danube between Ulm and Donauwörth, location of the Battle of Höchstädt (Battle of Blenheim) with the victory of the Allies, August 13, 1704.
This would appear to be a later separately published version, without insets, of the map published by Nicholas Visscher and Schenk in ca. 1720 shows battle lines of the protagonists and topographical features.