French City of Douai, with Fortifications and Military movements [18th Century European Map]

By: Engraved by I. Basire

Price: $45.00

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Book Condition: Very Good


From "The Continuation of Mr. Rapin's History of England: From the Revolution to the Present Times" by Nicholas Tindal (a translation of Rapin-Thoyras's "Histoire d'Angleterre"), an atlas presenting a history of the military engagements and campaigns of the War of the Spanish Succession (1701-1714), as well as a series of maps of Europe.


Published London. c1745.


The map offers a plan of the French city of Douai, with fortifications and military movements shown in detail.


An ornate cartouche appears in the upper left bearing the statement "Doway, a strong City in the Earldom of Flanders in the Low Countries, subject to the French." Engraved by I. Basire, with his name appearing within the cartouche. Measuring approximately 20.5" x 16", are on laid paper, Displays light toning and folds. The maps show no punctures, tearing or markings. Rear of map blank. Title cartouche with ornamental borders. Fold not prominently noticeable. bottom edge of map slight loss. [was edge of book]

Title: French City of Douai, with Fortifications and Military movements [18th Century European Map]

Author Name: Engraved by I. Basire

Categories: HISTORY, TRAVEL, GEOGRAPHY & EXPLORATION, 18th CENTURY and EARILER WORKS, GEOGRAPHY & WORLD HISTORY, Maps, Prints, Art,

Publisher: London, Nicholas Tindal: c174518

Binding: No Binding

Book Condition: Very Good

Type: Map

Seller ID: 005823

Keywords: War of the Spanish Succession; Flanders; Low Countries; France; Military History,