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Plan of the assault on the Intrench (...) Camp at Corneelis at day break on the 26th of August 1811 (...) by the Britisch Forces under the Command of. General Sir Sam. Auchmuty (...).

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Plan of the assault on the Intrench (...) Camp at Corneelis at day break on the 26th of August 1811 (...) by the Britisch Forces under the Command of. General Sir Sam. Auchmuty (...).

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Plan of the assault on the Intrench (...) Camp at Corneelis at day break on the 26th of August 1811 (...) by the Britisch Forces under the Command of. General Sir Sam. Auchmuty (...). Manuscript plan in black ink finished w. watercolour, 50.5 x 15.5cm., with manuscript explanatory text, together within black framing line, totally measuring 50.5 x 26cm. SI. browned; lower margin damaged (not affecting the image) ="The storming of the strongly fortified position of Meester Cornelis (28th [sic] August 1811), stubbornly defended by the Dutch garrison under General Janssens, practically achieved the conquest of the island, and after the action of Samarang (September 8th) Janssens Surrendered. Auchmuty [1756-1822] received the thanks of Parliament and the order of K.C.B. (...)" (Encyclopedia Brittanica). Important and very detailed manuscript map. Meester Cornelis is situated to the south of Batavia.-ON VERSO OF: "A Plan of Bombay Harbour". Engraved chart, 48 x 80cm., with inset plan of Bombay, London, Laurie & Whittle, 1794 (corrected edition 1807) (lower blank margin and upper blank corners frayed and dam. due to moulding of the paper; 2 vertical folds (as published) and a few oblique folds; several small tears (a few touching the image); occas. sl. browned.)
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Christie's charges a Buyer's premium calculated at 23.205% of the hammer price for each lot with a value up to €110,000. If the hammer price of a lot exceeds €110,000 then the premium for the lot is calculated at 23.205% of the first €110,000 plus 11.9% of any amount in excess of €110,000. Buyer's Premium is calculated on this basis for each lot individually.
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