Auction 111, Lot 451

"Dunkirk A Strong Seaport Town in the Earldon of Flanders, in the Low Countries subject to the French", Tindal, Nicholas

Subject: France

Period: 1744 (circa)

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

Color: Hand Color

19 x 14.5 inches
48.3 x 36.8 cm

Very handsome view of the walled city with its extensive fortifications and surrounding countryside. A key at bottom left lists 40 important sites. Engraved by I. Basire and embellished with a fine title cartouche incorporating a raging sea battle.

References: Phillips (A) #8019.

Condition: A

Couple of minor repairs in blank margins.

Estimate: $120 - $160

Sold for: $90

Closed on 6/8/2005