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Plan of the City and Castle of Alicant,
Plan of the City and Castle of Alicant, besieged by the Chevalier d'Asfeldt Nov. 30th 1708 and surrendered by capitulation Apr. 19th 1709.
I. Basire Sculp.
For Mr Tindal's Continuation of Mr Rapin's History of England. [London, James & Paul Knapton, 1751.]
Engraved map. 390 x 480mm (15¼ x 19"). Very fine impression with original binding folds.
The city of Alicante under siege by the French Marshal Claude François Bidal d'Asfeld during the War of the Spanish Succession. The British general John Richards refused to surrender, and the French put a massive mine under the city walls, which exploded killing Richards and 50 others on the 3rd March. The British and Huguenot garrison held out for another six weeks before Admiral Sir George Byng arrived and evacuated the survivors. 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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Plan of the City and Citadel of Antwerp.
Plan of the City and Citadel of Antwerp. Antwerp A strong, large, and Beautiful City on ye River Scheld, in the Dutchy of Brabant, subject to ye Queen of Hungary.
I. Basire Sculp.
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 Antwerp after the War of the Spanish Succession (1701-14), when it was transferred from Spanish control to the Austrian Habsburgs. 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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Plan of the City of Barcelona.
Plan of the City of Barcelona.
I. Basire Sculp.
For Mr Tindal's Continuation of Mr Rapin's History of England. [London, James & Paul Knapton, 1751.]
Engraved map. 390 x 480mm (15¼ x 19"). Very fine impression with original binding folds, trimmed into printed border at top.
A plan of the defences of Barcelona, towards the end of the War of the Spanish Succession, after the Treaty of Utrecht had removed Britain from the hostilities. The capture of the city in 1714 ended Catalan hopes for independence from Spain. 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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[Battle of Blenheim.] Plan of the Glorious Battle of Hochstet gained by the Allies on August 13th 1704.
[Battle of Blenheim.] Plan of the Glorious Battle of Hochstet gained by the Allies on August 13th 1704.
I. Basire Sculp.
For Mr Tindal's Continuation of Mr Rapin's History of England. [London, James & Paul Knapton, 1751.]
Engraved map. 485 x 380mm (19 x 15"). Very fine impression with original binding folds, trimmed on right, as issued, some erasable ink offset.
The famous Battle of Blenheim (known on the Continent as the Second Battle of Höchstädt), during the war of the Spanish Succession, when the Allied army under Marlborough and Eugene of Savoy crushed a French-Bavarian army regarded as invincible. Nicholas Tindal (1687-1774), 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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Plan of the Battle of Malplaquet gained by the Allies Sep. 11. 1709.
Plan of the Battle of Malplaquet gained by the Allies Sep. 11. 1709.
I. Basire Sculp.
For Mr Tindal's Continuation of Mr Rapin's History of England. [London, James & Paul Knapton, 1751.]
Engraved map. 390 x 480mm (15¼ x 19"). Very fine impression with original binding folds, trimmed into plate top and bottom, as issued.
Plan of Malplaquet, the bloodiest battle of the eighteenth century, fought during the war of the Spanish Succession (1701-14). The Allies, under Marlborough and Prince Eugene of Savoy, beat the French, but, having 21,000 dead to the French army's 11,000, it was a pyrrhic victory. The losses prompted the English Tory party to begin agitating for a withdrawal from the war. 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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Plan of the Battle of Oudenard fought July 11th 1708.
Plan of the Battle of Oudenard fought July 11th 1708.
I. Basire Sculp.
For Mr Tindal's Continuation of Mr Rapin's History of England. [London, James & Paul Knapton, 1751.]
Engraved map, very fine impression. 395 x 480mm (15½ x 19"). Hole in map area, original binding folds, trimmed into printed border at top, as issued.
Plan of the Battle of Oudenard, fought during the war of the Spanish Succession (1701-14), in which the Allies, led by Marlborough and Prince Eugene of Savoy, beat the French under the leadership of Louis Joseph, duc de Vendôme, and Louis, duc de Bourgogne (later the Dauphin, but died of measles at 29). The French commanders had quarrelled, resulting in a divided force that was easily beaten. 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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Bruges one of the Principal Cities of Flanders.
Bruges one of the Principal Cities of Flanders.
I. Basire Sculp.
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"). Original binding folds, trimmed at top, as issued.
A plan of Bruges during the War of the Spanish Succession. The city was taken from the Austrians in 1706, retaken by the French in 1707 and again by the Allies in 1708. 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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Brussels.
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.
I. Basire Sculp.
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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Plan of Cardona a strong City and Castle of Catalonia, upon the River Cardoner as besieged by the French and defended by the Allies.
Plan of Cardona a strong City and Castle of Catalonia, upon the River Cardoner as besieged by the French and defended by the Allies.
I. Basire Sculp.
For Mr Tindal's Continuation of Mr Rapin's History of England. [London, James & Paul Knapton, 1751.]
Engraved map. 390 x 480mm (15¼ x 19"). Very fine impression, with original binding folds.
A plan of the siege of the Castle of Cardona in 1714, towards the end of the War of the Spanish Succession, after the Treaty of Utrecht had removed Britain from the hostilities. Built by Wilfred the Hairy in 886, the French bombardment destroyed much of the walls. The fall of Cardona and Barcelona soon after ended Catalan hopes for independence from Spain. 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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A View of Casal, a very strong City and Castle in Italy, taken by the Duke of Savoy in Decem.r 1706
A View of Casal, a very strong City and Castle in Italy, taken by the Duke of Savoy in Decem.r 1706
I. Basire Sculp.
For Mr Tindal's Continuation of Mr Rapin's History of England. [London, James & Paul Knapton, 1751.]
Engraved map. 390 x 480mm (15¼ x 19"). Very fine impression with original binding folds, trimmed into plate at top, as issued.
Plan of Casale, taken from the French by Victor Amadeus II, Duke of Savoy during the War of the Spanish Succession. 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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Cony, a strong City of Piedmont in the States of Savoy.
Cony, a strong City of Piedmont in the States of Savoy.
Basire Sculp.
For Mr Tindal's Continuation of Mr Rapin's History of England. [London, James & Paul Knapton, 1751.]
Engraved map. 390 x 480mm (15¼ x 19"). Very fine impression with original binding folds, trimmed into plate at top, as issued.
The fortress of Cuneo in Piedmont, northern Italy, an important defence for Savoy, on the south east border of expansionist France. Although France overran Savoy several times (including during the Nine Years' War, War of the Spanish Succession and War of the Austrian Succession) Cuneo remained uncaptured until the Napoleonic Wars. 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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Plan of the Town and Fortifications of Gibraltar,
Plan of the Town and Fortifications of Gibraltar, exactly taken on the spot in the Year 1738.
I. Basire Sculp.
For Mr Tindal's Continuation of Mr Rapin's History of England. [London, James & Paul Knapton, 1751.]
Engraved map. 380 x 590mm (15 x 23¼"). Very fine impression with original binding folds, narrow margins, as issued.
A map of Gibraltar marking the fortifications of both the British Garrison and those of the Spanish from the Thirteenth Siege of Gibraltar (1727). It is likely that the author of the map was Tindall himself: as Chaplain to the Fleet he had been posted to Gibraltar. 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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Battle of Maestricht.
Battle of Maestricht. Plan of the Camp of the Army of the Allies, commanded by Mons.r D'Auverquerque, and the manner in which it was drawn up in Battle, when the Army of the Two Crowns advanced to Attack It May 14th 1703.
I. Basire Sculp.
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 map of the environs of Maastricht during the War of the Spanish Succession, when the allied army under Henry, Count of Nassau, Lord of Overkirk (Ouwerkerk in Dutch) was attacked by the French & Spanish. Henry, second cousin and Master of Horse to William III, was one of Marlborough's most trusted generals and was made Field Marshal of the Dutch States Army in 1704. 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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Plan of the Works of the City of Messina,
Plan of the Works of the City of Messina, one of the strongest and most considerable Cities of Sicily, and a fine Sea-Port.
I. Basire Sculp.
For Mr Tindal's Continuation of Mr Rapin's History of England. [London, James & Paul Knapton, 1751.]
Engraved map. 390 x 480mm (15¼ x 19"). Original binding folds, trimmed into plate at top, as issued.
Victor Amadeus II, Duke of Savoy, ally of Britain during the War of the Spanish Succession, was made King of Sicily by the Holy Roman Emperor as a reward for his service. 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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Plan of the Town and Harbour of Mahon,
Plan of the Town and Harbour of Mahon, St. Philip's Castle, and its Fortifications.
I. Basire Sculp.
For Mr Tindal's Continuation of Mr Rapin's History of England. [London, James & Paul Knapton, 1751.]
Engraved map. 380 x 625mm (15 x 24½"). Very fine impression with original binding folds, narrow margins, as issued.
A map of Mahon Harbour, Minorca, the British Navy's base in the Meditterranean. Of interest is the depiction of the redoubts of Fort St Philip, the most expensive fort ever built by the British. During the Seven Years' War the island was taken by the French (1756), but returned to Britain in the Treaty of Paris. In 1782 the French and Spanish took Fort St Philip again, demolishing it to stop it being used again. The nearby Fort Marlborough survived and is a modern tourist attraction. 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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Newport a Strong Sea-Port Town in Flanders, restored to the Empire by ye Treaty of Utrecht.
Newport a Strong Sea-Port Town in Flanders, restored to the Empire by ye Treaty of Utrecht.
I. Basire Sculp.
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 impresion with original binding folds, trimmed at top, as issued.
Nieuwpoort in Flanders, which was transferred from Spanish control to the Austrian Habsburgs by the Treaty of Utrecht, 1713, which ended most of the War of the Spanish Succession (1701-14). 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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Plan of the Investiture of Ostend Surrenderd, 6 July, 1706.
Plan of the Investiture of Ostend Surrenderd, 6 July, 1706.
I. Basire Sculp.
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, some ink offset.
A map of the environs of Ostend during the War of the Spanish Succession, when the allied army under Henry, Count of Nassau, Lord of Overkirk (Ouwerkerk in Dutch) took the town after heavy bombardment. Henry, second cousin and Master of Horse to William III, was one of Marlborough's most trusted generals and was made Field Marshal of the Dutch States Army in 1704. 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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Plan of the Battle of Saragossa, Fought Aug.t 9, 1710,
Plan of the Battle of Saragossa, Fought Aug.t 9, 1710, between the troops of the Allies under Lieut.t Gen.l Stanhope and the Marshal Count Staremberg, and the French under the D. of Anjou: the Emperor Charles, and the D of Anjou (King Philip) Being both Present.
I. Basire Sculp.
For Mr Tindal's Continuation of Mr Rapin's History of England. [London, James & Paul Knapton, 1751.]
Engraved map. 390 x 480mm (15¼ x 19"). Very fine impression with original binding folds, trimmed witin plate at top, as issued.
The Battle of Saragossa (Zaragoza), during the War of the Spanish Succession, in which the Allies (including British troops under James Stanhope) defeated the Boubon Spanish. Charles and Philip were the rival Hapsburg and Bourbon candidates for the Spanish throne, but when Charles became Holy Roman Emperor in 1711 his interest in the Spanish throne wained. Philip V was eventually confirmed as king, but renounced any possibility of uniting the thrones of Spain and France, the main cause for the war. 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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Plan of the Camp of Tarragona.
Plan of the Camp of Tarragona.
I. Basire Sculp.
For Mr Tindal's Continuation of Mr Rapin's History of England. [London, James & Paul Knapton, 1751.]
Engraved map. 390 x 480mm (15¼ x 19"). Very fine impression with original binding folds, trimmed into printed border at top, as issued.
A plan of the environs of the Catalan port of Taragona, a British base during the War of the Spanish Succession, as Catalonia was fighting for independence from Spain. The surrounding hills made for good natural defences, as the map notes: 'The Hills marked with a cross are impractical for cavalry'. 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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Plan of Turin as Besieged in 1706.
Plan of Turin as Besieged in 1706.
I. Basire Sculp.
For Mr Tindal's Continuation of Mr Rapin's History of England. [London, James & Paul Knapton, 1751.]
Engraved map. 390 x 480mm (15¼ x 19"). Original binding folds, trimmed into plate at top, as issued.
A plan of Turin under siege by the French during the War of the Spanish Succession. The siege lasted two months and the French were on the point of victory when Prince Eugene of Savoy arrived with a relief army. Caught between Eugene's army and Turin's garrison, the siege collapsed, causing Marlborough to write 'I not only esteem, but I really love that Prince'. 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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An Exact Draught of the Bay and Harbour of Vigo.
An Exact Draught of the Bay and Harbour of Vigo.
I. Basire Sculp.
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 into printed border at top.
Plan of the Battle of Vigo Bay, 23th October 1702, fought in the War of the Spanish Succession, an attempt to capture ships carrying treasure from the Americas. Although little treasure was captured, all the French and Spanish ships were destroyed or captured. 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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Draught of ye Bay of Bulls between the Town of Rotta & Fort St. Catherine,
Draught of ye Bay of Bulls between the Town of Rotta & Fort St. Catherine, under the Command of his Grace the Duke of Ormond; with the disposition of the frigates which were ordered to stand in by the shore, to favour the Landing; as also the Situation of the Ground and Bay, with that of the Enemy's Batteries & Troops.
I. Basire Sculp.
For Mr Tindal's Continuation of Mr Rapin's History of England. [London, James & Paul Knapton, 1751.]
Engraved map. 480 x 390mm (19 x 15¼"). Very fine impression with original binding folds, trimmed into printed border on right.
Plan of the Battle of Vigo Bay, 23th October 1702, fought in the War of the Spanish Succession, an attempt to capture ships carrying treasure from the Americas. Although little treasure was captured, all the French and Spanish ships were destroyed or captured. 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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