Italy Italia Casal Casale Moferrato c.1740 Basire fortified city birds-eye viewBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
A View of Casal, a Very Strong City and Castle in Italy, Taken by the Duke of Savoy in Decem. 1706.
(Europe / Italy- Italia- Casale Monferrato).
Issued c.1740, London by Basire for Mr. Findal's Continuation of Mr. Rapin's History of England.
Fine engraved mid-18th century birds-eye view of this fortified city on the Po river in northern Italy.
Nice looking example, pleasing age patina, any minor age flaws easy to overlook or forgive.
Original fold lines as issued.
Sheet measures c. 15 3/4"H x 19 3/4"W.
Engraved area measures c. 14 1/8"H x 1818 3/4"W.
Tooley's Dictionary of Mapmakers, vol. 1.