BARCELONA PLAN OF THE CITY OF BARCELONA
Attractive large birds eye view/map of Barcelona.Copper line engraving on paper by Isaac Basire, produced to accompany Mr Tindal's Continuation of Mr Rapin's History of England, circa 1740. Interesting plan of the city, with an explanation of the various buildings and fortifications.
code : M2465
Cartographer : Isaac Basire
Date : 1742 London
Size : 36*47cms
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..