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Auction 100, Lot 324

"Newport a Strong Sea-Port Town in Flanders, restored to the Empire by ye Treaty of Utrecht", Basire, Isaac

Subject: Belgium

Period: 1733 (circa)

Publication: Tindal's Continuation of Rapin's History of England

Color: Hand Color

18.6 x 14.5 inches
47.2 x 36.8 cm

Copper engraved plan and view of Newport depicting its fortifications and orderly layout of the city. Sailing ships line the docks on the river Haven. At top is a panoramic view of the city skyline showing churches and towers. The road to Brussels and Ostend is shown at lower left. Very graphic and strongly engraved.


Condition: B

Good impression with weak color on hand laid paper with watermark.

Estimate: $120 - $150

Sold for: $60

Closed on 9/12/2002