Auction 115, Lot 613

"Plan of the Town and Castle of Lerida, with the Approaches made before it by French & Spanish Armies under the command of the D. of Orleans during the Siege began Oct. 2, 1707", Tindal, Nicholas

Subject: Spain

Period: 1730 (circa)

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

Color: Hand Color

Size:
18.4 x 14 inches
46.7 x 35.6 cm

Fine plan illustrates the extensive fortifications of Lleida situated on the banks of the river Segre in northwestern Catalan. This scene depicts the siege of the city in October 1707 during the War of the Spanish Succession. The chart is adorned with a very large cartouche containing a key to the map. Engraved by Isaac Basire.

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Condition: B

Short fold separation in bottom blank margin. Old paper repair of a short tear entering 1/2" into map at top.

Estimate: $140 - $180

Sold for: $100

Closed on 6/21/2006

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