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Plan Of Turin As Besieged In 1706

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Plan Of Turin As Besieged In 1706 : I.Basire

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An interesting plan of Turin during the siege that was published in Nicholas Tindal's continuation of Rapin De Thoyras' "History Of England" (1744-1777). The atlas primarily contains maps depicting the military actions fought by the English during the campaigns of the War of the Spanish Succession, notably in the Low Countries, but also in Spain, and was also supplemented by a series of contemporary maps - of the countries of the British Isles and parts of the wider world. The map was engraved by Isaac Basire (1704-1768), one of the family of English engravers noted for producing work for the Royal Society of Antiquaries. The detailed map includes a key at lower right in a decorative surround. Restoration to lower margin with minor loss of text.
region: Maps of Italy
mapmaker: I.Basire
place and date of publication: London c. 1750
medium and colour: copperplate, Coloured
size in mm: 380 x 470
ref: 35167

Price: £ 400

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