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Maestricht Battle Plan of Maastricht Old battle plan Rapin 1743
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Maestricht Battle Plan of Maastricht Old battle plan Rapin 1743

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 Battle of Maesticht, Old antique battle plan of Maastricht Holland showing the bastions with canals and fortifications.

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Maestricht Battle Plan of Maastricht Old battle plan Rapin 1743

Title: 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.

Description: Battle of Maesticht, Old antique battle plan of Maastricht Holland showing the bastions with canals and fortifications during the Spanish Succession War between the French, Spanish and English with the Prussian armies.
This Beautiful historical map of Maastricht with villages, lands and details of the armies around the city showing the history of Maastricht.

The beautiful hand-colored map is engraved by I. Basire (also known as James Basire Sr.) and from Mr. Rapin's History of England in 1743.

Origin: Paul de Rapin’s, The History of England. by Nicholas Tindall
Paul de Rapin (25 March 1661 – 25 April 1725), sieur of Thoyras (and therefore styled Thoyras de Rapin), was a French historian writing under English patronage.

Engraved by Basire (1730–1802), also known as James Basire Sr.
His father was Isaac Basire (1704–1768), a cartographer, his son (1769–1822) and grandson (1796–1869) were also named James; these four generations of Basires were all engravers.

Size:
Sheet app.: 51 x 40 cm. 20.5 x 15.75 inches.
Image: 47 x 36.5 cm. 18.5 x 14.5 inches.
Condition: Nice map in very good condition, fold as published.