Mechelen Malines Brabant Belgium c. 1740 Basire engraved large city plan map
Mechelen Malines Brabant Belgium c. 1740 Basire engraved large city plan map Mechelen Malines Brabant Belgium c. 1740 Basire engraved large city plan map
$ 225.00



Mechlin, or Malines the Capital of one of the ten Provinces of the. 
Netherlands in Brabant an Archbishoprick, situated upon ye Dyle. 

(Mechelen, Belgium).

Issued London: c 1730-40; for Tindal. Engraved by Basire.

Fine antique folio sheet engraved city plan printed in the early 18th century.

Engraved with lovely full hand color.

The birds-eye perspective depicts hundreds of individual houses and buildings, as well as the original street plan and early fortified walls.

In Good+ condition, light minor age wear, inoffensive old creasing, but overall remaining clean and visually attractive. Pleasing age patina.

Sheet measures c.  21" W x 16 1/2" H.

Engraved area measures c.  18 1/2" W x 14 1/2" H.

Folio. Original fold line as issued.

Tooleys Dictionary of Mapmakers , Basire, vol.1, p. 94.

[vR18667].