Plan of the Battle of Oudenard Belgium by Rapin 1743
Title: Plan of the Battle of Oudenard fought July 11th. 1708.
Descriprion: Oudenaerde Belgium Old antique battle plan with fortifications and excellent detail of the battlefield. The map is copperplate engraved with full hand coloring and a decorative explanation cartouche.
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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