"Mechlin, or Malines the Capital of one of the ten Provinces of the Netherlands in Brabant an Archbishoprick, situated upon ye Dyle", Tindal, Nicholas
Period: 1745 (circa)
Publication: Continuation of Mr. Rapin's History of England
Color: Hand Color
18.5 x 14.3 inches
47 x 36.3 cm
Superb bird's-eye plan of the fortified city of Mechelen in Antwerpen Province. The Dyle River flows through the city and is diverted fully around the city to a form a circular, protective moat. The plan is oriented with north to the left and beautifully engraved to show the city walls, churches, market squares, streets and gardens.
Issued folding, now pressed. Small stain in blank margin, else fine.