Ypres Flanders Belgium 1740's Basire fine old large vintage antique city planBrian DiMambro -Historical Investments
Ypres, A Strong City and Castle in Flanders, Restor'd to the Emperor by the Treaty of Utrecht
(Part of the Austrian Netherlands, Aftermath of the War of Spanish Succession, Hornwork of Antwerp, Causeway of Dunkirk)
Issued ca.1740-50, London, by Tindal
Engraved by Basire
Fine and uncommon old city plan.
A picture is worth a thousand words. The photos are a major part of the item description. Please examine them closely, as what you see is what we will send you.
[note: we grade conservatively and always seek to disclose any noteworthy flaws.].
Map remains well preserved. Some light age wear or surface spotting/ soiling which is visible within the scan.
Paper and image remains overall clean & sound. Old maps & prints often display small minor repairs on the back, could have uneven blank margins, might have extraneous fold-lines or other small minor age flaws which do not detract from the visual appeal or value. Condition is carefully considered in arriving at our price.
Great old vintage antique map entirely worthy of hanging for display.
A depiction captured in a manner entirely unique to this era.
Original fold lines as issued.
Sheet measures c. 15 7/8" H x 20" W.
Printed area measures c. 14" H x 18 1/2" W
Tooleys Dictionary of Mapmakers , v. 1, p.94