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Venant France Siege of Aire Old battle plan Rapins 1743.
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Venant France Siege of Aire Old battle plan Rapins 1743.

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Aire-sur-la-Lys (Ariën or Aire) with a inlay map of Saint-Venant, France.

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Venant France Siege of Aire Old battle plan Rapins 1743.

Title: Plan of the city Aire of Fort St. Francis with a view of St. Venant.


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Aire, Avery Strong City And Castle In The Low Countries, In The Earldom Of Artois, Taken By The Allies in 1710, But Restor'd To The French By The Treaty Of Utrecht.

Description; Aire-sur-la-Lys (Ariën or Aire) with a inlay map of Saint-Venant, France Old antique fortification plan showing the bastions with canals and fortifications outside the city and shelling during the Spanish Succession War between the French, Spanish and English with the Prussian armies.

Fine engraved town plan copperplate engraved full hand coloring and with an explanation box.

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.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Paul_de_Rapin.

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.

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Size:
Sheet app.: 53 x 40.5 cm. 20.75 x 16 inches.
Image: 49 x 37 cm. 19 x 14.75 inches.
Condition: Nice map in excellent condition, folds as published.