Auction 117, Lot 496

"Plan of the Investiture of Ostend Surrenderd, 6 July, 1706", Tindal, Nicholas

Subject: Belgium

Period: 1730 (circa)

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

Color: Hand Color

Size:
18.6 x 14 inches
47.2 x 35.6 cm

Very attractive map of Ostend and the surrounding countryside. The map illustrates an important battle in the War of Spanish Succession. A large fleet of ships is shown advancing along the coastline. A decorative cartouche contains a legend and the title is at bottom. Engraved by J. Basire.

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Condition: B

Bit of faint offsetting, else very good.

Estimate: $140 - $180

Sold for: $100

Closed on 12/6/2006

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