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Encampment Prat del Rey, Spain old battle plan Rapin 1743
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Encampment Prat del Rey, Spain old battle plan Rapin 1743

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Encampment at Prat del Rey, (Els Prats de Rei) Spain, old battle plan of the battle field near Barcelona Catalonia.

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Encampment Prat del Rey, Spain old battle plan Rapin 1743

Title: Plan of the Incampment of the Allies at Prats Del Rey under the command of Count Staremberg… 1711...

Description: Encampment at Prat del Rey, (Els Prats de Rei) Spain, old battle plan of the battle field near Barcelona Catalonia during the War of Spanish Succession (1701-1713)
The map show the preparation of the army with the names of the Generals and a wind rose.
The map is copperplate engraved with hand coloring.

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.: 50 x 40.5 cm. 19.75 x 16 inches.
Image: 45 x 38 cm. 17.75 x 15 inches.
Condition: Very good, folds as published.