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On the defence of Amsterdam

BEER POORTUGAEL, Jacobus Catharinus Cornelis den.
Amsterdam in staat van beleg!
The Hague, Martinus Nijhoff, 1878. 8vo. With 2 letterpress folding tables and 2 folding lithographed maps. Original publisher's printed paper wrappers.
€ 175
First edition of a brief work on the defence of Amsterdam, capital of the Netherlands. It describes the existing defences surrounding Amsterdam, proposes some alterations and notes the expected costs. The lithographed maps depict several of the polders that can be used for inundation.
Paper wrappers and some corners somewhat creased, some small stains on wrappers, otherwise in good condition.
Baas & Vesters, De stelling van Amsterdam, p. 99.
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