"Menin A Very Strong Town in the Earldom of Flanders Taken by ye Allies in the Year 1706 and Retaken by ye French in 1744", Tindal, Nicholas
Period: 1750 (circa)
Publication: Mr. Rapin's History of England
Color: Hand Color
19 x 14.5 inches
48.3 x 36.8 cm
This is a bold bird's-eye plan of the French fortress of Menin and the surrounding countryside. The map illustrates the battle led by Louis XV to retake the fort. The plan is beautifully engraved and decorated with an elaborate title cartouche and compass rose. Engraved by J. Basire.
Trimmed to neatline at top, as issued, else very good.