‘Plan of the Town and Fortifications of GIBRALTAR..... 1738.’


Plan of the Town and Fortifications of Gibraltar, exactly taken on the spot in the Year 1738, single-page engraved folding plan by Isaac Basire for Mr Tingal's Continuation of Mr Rapin's History of England. London 1743 - 47. Hand coloured.
Height - 38.5 cm, 15 1/4”.
Width - 61 cm, 24”.
Condition - Some staining. Slight wear to folds.

Literature: This map was published in 'A summary of Mr Rapin de Thoyras's History of England, and Mr Tindal's Continuation, from the Invasion of Julius Caesar, to the End of the Reign of King George I. Illustrated With Medals, Plans of Battles, Towns, and Sieges', 1751.

Medium: Paper

Signed/Inscribed: Plan of the Town and Fortifications of Gibraltar, exactly taken on the spot in the Year 1738. With legend.

Height:  38.50 cm, 15.16"
Width:  61 cm, 24.02"

Condition: Some staining, and wear on the folds.

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