Auction 112, Lot 444

"Plan of Toulon, with a View of its Road, and the Situation of its Towns &c.", Tindal, Nicholas

Subject: France

Period: 1733 (circa)

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

Color: Hand Color

Size:
18.5 x 15.3 inches
47 x 38.9 cm

Detailed plan of the French Mediterranean city, with fortifications, troop positions, ships in harbor, etc. This scene depicts the siege of Toulon by the British fleet in August 1707 during the War of the Spanish Succession. Finely engraved by Isaac Basire.

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Condition: A

Narrow, but adequate top margin, as issued.

Estimate: $200 - $250

Sold for: $150

Closed on 9/28/2005

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