MILITARY HISTORY OF LOUIS XIV (1659-1675), VOL 2, by the Marquis de Quincy, Translated by G.F.Nafziger

Size: 8.5”x11”
Pages: 134
Illustrations: 6
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This work covers the War of Devolution (1667-68), the Franco-Dutch War (1672-78), the Nine Years’ War (1688-97) (also known as the War of the League of Augsburg and the War of the Grand Alliance) and the War of the Spanish Succession (1703-1715).  It covers all the fighting in Flanders, on the Rhine, in Italy, in Spain, the Hungarian Insurrection, and some squabbles with the Algerians.  Though the details on the various battles is limited, the discussions of the sieges and maneuvers is substantial. It also covers various partisan actions, raids, and attacks on convoys.  This particular volume covers `659-85.

This volume actions against the Algerians in reprisal for their capturing French merchant ships and enslaving the passengers. It discusses, in detail, numerous sieges, and the major battles of the period.  It also discusses small actions, such as raids and peripheral operations.