Auction 96, Lot 301

"Newport a Strong Sea-Port Town in Flanders, restored to the Empire by ye Treaty of Utrecht", Basire, Isaac

Subject: Belgium

Period: 1733 (circa)

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

Color: Black & White

18.6 x 14.5 inches
47.2 x 36.8 cm

Copper engraved plan and view of Newport depicting its fortifications and orderly layout of the city. The docks on the river Haven are filled with sailing ships. At top is a panoramic view of the city skyline showing churches and towers.


Condition: A

Professional repairs on bottom centerfold and a short tear into plan at right. Minor surface soil primarily in margins, overall very good.

Estimate: $110 - $130

Sold for: $75

Closed on 9/12/2001