Auction 114, Lot 433

"Lisle A strong and rich City in the Earldom of Flanders, taken by the Allies in 1708, and restored to the French King by the Treaty of Utrecht", Tindal, Nicholas

Subject: France

Period: 1745 (circa)

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

Color: Hand Color

Size:
18.5 x 14 inches
47 x 35.6 cm

Elaborate bird's-eye of the fortifications and city of Lisle, and the surrounding countryside. Decorated with a title cartouche and compass rose, which orients the map with northeast at top. Title at bottom: Plan of the City and Citadel of Lisle. Engraved by J. Basire.

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Condition: A

Narrow, but adequate top margin, as issued.

Estimate: $200 - $250

Sold for: $190

Closed on 3/1/2006

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