Auction 114, Lot 526

"Plan of the City and Castle of Alicant, besieged by the Chevalier D'Asfeldt Nov. 30th. 1708 and surrendered by capitulation Apr. 19th. 1709", Tindal, Nicholas

Subject: Spain

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

Detailed plan of this Spanish Mediterranean city, with fortifications, troop positions, ships in harbor, etc. This scene depicts the siege of Alicante by the French fleet 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 - $240

Sold for: $250

Closed on 3/1/2006

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