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BASIRE, Isaac. [Town plan of Messina]
Plan of the Works of the City of Messina, one of the strongest and most considerable Cities of Sicily, and a fine Sea-port. London, Rapin & Tindall, c.1750. Coloured. 380 x 480mm.
Engraved by Basire for Rapin's History of England, with an extensive key.
[Ref: 14147]    £250.00 ($318 • €284 rates)


 Spain 

BASIRE, Isaac. [A plan of Mahon Harbour with St Philip's Castle]
Plan of the Town and Harbour of Mahon, St. Philip's Castle, and its Fortifications. London, Tindall, c.1745. Coloured. 370 x 625mm.
A chart of the deep-water harbour of Mahon in Minorca which, together with Gibraltar, allowed Britain's navy to spend the winter in the western Mediterranean for most of the 18th century. To defend the entrance of the harbour the British built St Philip's Castle, their most expensive fortification ever built. Published in Rapin & Tindall's 'History of England'.
[Ref: 17212]    £450.00 ($572 • €511 rates)


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