Auction 113, Lot 504

"[Lot of 2] Doway A Strong City in the Earldom of Flanders… [and] Intrenchment of the Army of the Allies to cover the Siege of Douay against the French Army, that came to raise it in June 1710", Tindal, Nicholas

Subject: France

Period: 1745 (circa)

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

Color: Hand Color

Size:
18.5 x 14.2 inches
47 x 36.1 cm

Pair of fine, detailed plans of the city of Douai. First focuses on the extensive fortifications of the city and the second depicts the fortifications and troop placements in the siege of Douai during the War of the Spanish Succession. This was one of Britain's few successes against the French in 1710. Engraved by James Basire.

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Condition: A

Bit of faint offsetting, still very good.

Estimate: $220 - $275

Sold for: $160

Closed on 12/7/2005

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