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Rare plan of the siege of Fontarabia, published by Gaspar Bailleul in Paris.

Fontarabia was attacked by French in May 1719. The main body of the army, in all forty thousand strong, crossed the frontier soon afterwards, and entered upon the blockade, then the siege of Fontarabia, under the command of Marshal Berwick. Fontarabia capitulated June 16-18.