"Plan of Toulon, with a View of its Road, and the Situation of its Towns &c.", Tindal, Nicholas
Subject: Toulon, France
Period: 1732 (circa)
Publication: Mr. Rapin's History of England
Color: Hand Color
18.3 x 14.4 inches
46.5 x 36.6 cm
Detailed plan of the French Mediterranean city, with fortifications, troop positions, ships in harbor, etc. This scene depicts the siege of Toulon by the British fleet in August 1707 during the War of the Spanish Succession. The inset plan at bottom left shows the advancing of the guards. Finely engraved by Isaac Basire.
References: Shirley (BL Atlases) G.RAP-1a #20.
Issued folding on watermarked paper with attractive color, a printer's crease near the center of the map, and light printer's ink residue.