"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
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
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.
Narrow, but adequate, top margin as issued.