Auction 96, Lot 262

"[Lot of 4 plans]", Anon.

Subject: Europe

Period: 1757-58 (published)

Publication: Gentleman's Magazine

Color: Black & White

See Description

Lot includes: "Plan of Dunkirk, with The Canal of Mardick, as they were in 1757", 1763 (11.5 x 7.5"); "A Genuine Plan of Cherburg with the Fortifications as intended to be finished according to the Design of Mr. De Caux", 1758 (9.7 x 7.7"); "Map of that Part of Hannover where the late Battle between the Duke of Cumberland and Marshall d' Etrees was fought July 25, 26, 27", 1757 (10 x 7.8"); "Plan of Stralsund with the Trenches Lines & Batteries that the Swedes made to defend it when besieged by the Danes & Prussians in 1715", 1758 (9.9 x 7.5"). A terrific set of plans showing fortified cities.

References: Jolly GENT-107, 119, 120, 167.

Condition: B

All at least good condition on fine hand-laid paper. Folding as issued.

Estimate: $200 - $250

Sold for: $60

Closed on 9/12/2001