Principles of Urban Defense Star Forts Symmetry 1790s nice large antique print
$ 39.95

Principles of Fortifications

(Star Forts, Evolution of City Walls, Designed to Combat Cannon Fire, Large Earthen Mounds, Bastions)

Issued ca. 1790's, London

Engraved by Page

Great large antique engraved print.

Issued on period paper which shows signs of age but is still supple and well preserved.

In Fair/ Average to Good+ [or better] condition: Sheet shows signs of age. This includes mostly light scattered spotting, soiling and foxing; still the engraving overall remains quite attractive and would look great displayed [note: we grade conservatively and
always seek to disclose any noteworthy flaws.]


A picture is worth a thousand words. The zoomable scan is a major part of the item description. Please examine closely, as what you see is what we will send you.

Great image entirely worthy of an album, gift-giving or hanging for display. A depiction captured in a manner entirely unique to this era.

Sheet measures c.  14 1/2" H x  8 7/8" W.

Printed area measures c. 12 5/8" H x  7 3/4" W

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