"Ghent a large City and Castle in Flanders, twice taken by ye Duke of Marlborough Viz. in ye Year 1706 & 1708", Tindal, Nicholas
Period: 1750 (circa)
Publication: Mr. Rapin's History of England
Color: Hand Color
18.5 x 14 inches
47 x 35.6 cm
Intricate bird's-eye plan of the city and fortifications of Ghent and the surrounding countryside. A decorative cartouche encloses an extensive key to the map that locates the castle, churches, hospitals, markets, bridges, batteries, and government buildings. Engraved by J. Basire.
Light soil and a couple of tiny edge tears in blank margins.