Book reproducing the tapestries depicting the defeat of the Armada, once hanging in the House of Lords, designed by Vroom and woven in Spierincx's workshop; a decorative titlepage followed by a dedication, list of subscribers, an account of the Spanish invasion, and an explanation of the plates; ten tapestry plates, each with an ornamental border including portrait medallions; charts of sea-coasts with ornamental borders, several decorated with contemporary medals, including Henry Popple's 'Map of the British Empire in America' (first pub. 1733), decorated with smaller maps and views. 1739 Book with letterpress text and engraved and etched illustration plates, the tapestry plates printed in black and green ink, some of the charts with hand-colouring
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