"Newport a Strong Sea-Port Town in Flanders, restored to the Empire by ye Treaty of Utrecht", Basire, Isaac
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.
Professional repairs on bottom centerfold and a short tear into plan at right. Minor surface soil primarily in margins, overall very good.