"Draught of ye Bay of Bulls between the Town of Rotta and Fort St. Catherine, under the Command of his Grace the Duke of Ormond; with the disposition of the Frigates which were ordered to stand in by the Shore, to favour the Landing; as also the Situation", Tindal, Nicholas
Period: 1745 (circa)
Publication: Continuation of Mr. Rapin's History of England
Color: Hand Color
18.5 x 14 inches
47 x 35.6 cm
An interesting map illustrating an aborted attempt by the British to capture Cadiz during the War of Spanish Succession. The map is beautifully embellished with a large decorative cartouche displaying the explanation or key. The scale is displayed within a second decorative cartouche. The title appears beneath the map. Engraved by J. Basire.
Issued folding, now pressed. Short fold intersection split repaired with archival tape. Bit of faint offsetting that erases easily.