Auction 114, Lot 403

"Mechlin, or Malines the Capital of one of the ten Provinces of the Netherlands in Brabant an Archbishoprick, situated upon ye Dyle", Tindal, Nicholas

Subject: Belgium

Period: 1745 (circa)

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

Color: Hand Color

Size:
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.

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Condition: A

Issued folding, now pressed. Small stain in blank margin, else fine.

Estimate: $200 - $250

Sold for: $180

Closed on 3/1/2006

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