1746 Madraz et le Fort St. Georges Pris par les François commandés par Mr. Mahé de la Bourdonnais Le 21 Septembre 1746.

1746 Madraz et le Fort St. Georges Pris par les François commandés par Mr. Mahé de la Bourdonnais Le 21 Septembre 1746.

Regular price SOLD

Unit price per 

By: Mahé de la Bourdonnais

Date: 1746 (Published)

Dimensions: 14.4 x 19.7 inches (36.5 cm x 50 cm)

This map of a French military fort in Madras that shows three types of vessels at sea, including seven European ships (three named) that took part in the 1746 siege, three European launches, and seven indigenous rowboats. A key, in a column along the entire left side of the map, lists 28 features shown, including details of the fortress’s structure, names of ships that laid siege, buildings and neighborhoods destroyed during the 1746 battle in which the French took the town. A prominent compass rose adorns the upper left corner while an oval baroque framed title cartouche can be found in the lower right.

Condition: Very good condition with a small tear and some light foxing in the left margin, which has been trimmed.

Inventory #19246

1932 S. Halsted St. #200 Chicago, IL 60608 | P: (312) 496 - 3622

Close (esc)

Popup

Use this popup to embed a mailing list sign up form. Alternatively use it as a simple call to action with a link to a product or a page.

Age verification

By clicking enter you are verifying that you are old enough to consume alcohol.

Search

Shopping Cart

Your cart is currently empty.
Shop now