Brussels.Brussels. a large and beautiful City in the Dutchy of Brabant, subject to ye Queen of Hungary, Subject to the Queen of Hungary, and ye Seat of her chief Governor for these Parts.
For Mr Tindal's Continuation of Mr Rapin's History of England. [London, James & Paul Knapton, 1751.]
Engraved map. 385 x 480mm (15¼ x 18¾"). Very fine impression with original binding folds, trimmed at top, as issued.
A plan of Brussels after the War of the Spanish Succession (1701-14), when it was transferred from Spanish control to the Austrian Hapsburgs. Nicholas Tindal (1687-1774), at one time Chaplain to Greenwich Hospital, first published a translation of Frenchman Paul de Rapin's 'History of England' in 1727, running to thirteen volumes; in 1732 it was enlarged with his own notes and maps. 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.
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