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Eigentlicher Abriss auch Waarhafftiger Bericht wie es mit Eroberung der uhralten Weltberühmten Stadt Magdeburg hergangen

Eigentlicher Abriss auch Waarhafftiger Bericht wie es mit Eroberung der uhralten Weltberühmten Stadt Magdeburg hergangen

 
 
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Engraving shows the fortified city of Magdeburg, Germany under attack in 1631. Smoke and flames are seen in parts of the city. Also shown are locations of additional fortifications and locations of troops on the outskirts of the city and on the ooposite bank of the Elbe River. The Protestant city of Magdeburg was under siege by imperial and Catholic League forces from November 1630 until 20 May 1631. Descriptive key for locations of churches and other buildings and landmarks are identified in print labeled A-R and 1-10 at end of final column of text.
Lengthy German text in three columns below image.
Title from caption below image at beginning of text.
Paas, J.R. German political broadsheet, 1600-1700 Vol. 5, P-1336
Reference copy in LOT 4601, no. 29
Illustration in: Hauslab Album, plate 29.
LC copy imperfect: lower right hand portion of print with key information torn away with some loss of text.
Original album; Purchase; 1950.
Formerly: PR13 CN1950:R01. Originals were housed in blind-tooled morocco album 11 x 17 in. Original binding in P&P Suppl. Archives.

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01/01/1631
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germany
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