ALICANTE PLAN OF THE CITY AND CASTLE OF ALICANT
SoldA plan of Alicante specifically while being besieged by sea.Folds.Repairs in lower margin otherwise good.
code : M1961
Cartographer : Isaac Basire
Date : 900./ 1742 London
Size : 38*48cms
availability : Sold
Price : Sold
Isaac Basire (1704-68),Famous for many maps most commonly a great number in Tindalls continuation of Rapin de Thoyras' History of England. He also contributed maps to the entlemans magazine.His son james(1769-1822) and grandson (1796-1869) also named James; these four generations of Basires were all engravers. Their longetivity produced overlapping careers, which has led to difficulties in attribution of some works..