A Plan of the City of Cadis - - - SOLD
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Scarce and desirable plan of Cadiz, Spain published by Mary Anne Rocque, wife of engraver John Rocque, after her husband's death in 1762. The colorful engraved plan covers from Rota in the North to Chiclana in the South with an scroll inset of the town of Cadiz. Inset legend with descriptions of map locations. Numerous soundings and navigational hazards are identified.
John Rocque, born in France, had a long career during which he engraved and published maps and plans based on surveys he personally conducted of many English estates, cities and counties. Two of Rocque's best known achievements are a 24 sheet map of London published by John Pine and John Tinney in 1746 and a posthumously published "A Set of Plans and Forts in America Reduced from Actual Surveys".
TITLE: A Plan of the City of Cadis and the Environs, with the Harbour, Bay and Soundings at Low Water also a Particular Plan of the Town and Fortifications, from the collection of Capt. Clark and Improved by the late John Rocque Topographer to his MAJESTY
BODY OF WATER: Atlantic
Centerfold reinforced. Also a vertical area to right of centerfold is re-inforced. A few repaired tears and small replaced areas in margin, well away from engraved area.
COLORING: Full color
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