Bethune City Plan Fortified Town Belgium Military Map c.1745 antique Basire map
Bethune City Plan Fortified Town Belgium Military Map c.1745 antique Basire map Bethune City Plan Fortified Town Belgium Military Map c.1745 antique Basire map Bethune City Plan Fortified Town Belgium Military Map c.1745 antique Basire map Bethune City Plan Fortified Town Belgium Military Map c.1745 antique Basire map
$ 75.00

Plan of Bethune

A Strong Town in the Earldom of Artois in the Low Countries, Subject to the French

(Europe- Belgium- Military Map- European History- Fortified Town)

For Mr. Tindal's Continuation of Mr. Rapin's History of England

Printed ca. 1735-45, London

Engraved by J. Basire

Original antique folio sheet engraved map. Very detailed, showing topography, troop locations, place names, and a fine strapwork title cartouche with flags and cannons on either side.

A detailed, scarce and interesting battle map which could readily be collected on it's own merits, displayed or given as a present.

In Fair to Good antiquarian condition, mostly clean overall, light minor age dustiness or light surface wear, small scattered spotting or age soiling as seen, original fold-lines as issued, some extra fold-lines which are easy to overlook or forgive visually, overall the map is clean and very attractive -- map has been priced according to this condition as described.

Please inspect photos closely- any noteworthy flaws to the printed surface area should be noticeable within pictures provided. These pictures form a central part of the item description and we encourage you to study them carefully. We will send the actual antique item shown.

[ note: We grade very conservatively. We are doing our best to show & describe this item so you are happy when it arrives ].

An interesting antique printed map that any collector, dealer, institution or person of taste would be happy to own or display.

Sheet measures c. 20 3/8" W x 16 3/8" H.

Engraved area measures c. 19" W x 15 3/8" H.

[R4695]

Tooleys Dictionary of Mapmakers , v. 1, p. 94