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Image for 1747 Plan from Prevost's 'Histoire Generale des Voyages': Plan du Fort Anglois de Sukonda, Situe a la Coste de Guinee par 4. Deg. 32. Min. de Latitude

1747 Plan from Prevost's 'Histoire Generale des Voyages': Plan du Fort Anglois de Sukonda, Situe a la Coste de Guinee par 4. Deg. 32. Min. de Latitude

By: [Prevost]

Price: $40.00

Publisher: [A La Haye : Chez Pierre de Hondt]: 1747

Seller ID: 1665735

Condition: Near Fine


Matted and ready for framing. An exceptional example. 1747 Print. We have more books available by this author!. Matted to 9 x 6 3/4 (mat measures 11 5/8 x 9). Labeled Tome IV. No. 3, indicating position in the original work. French text. A birds'-eye view, complete with scale and latitudinal coordinates, of a fairly simple fortification, rectangular with two diamond bastions on the eastern corners. Numerous batteries for canonry, and an interior structure consisting of several apartments, a common room and a powder magazine. View more info

Image for 1747 Plan from Prevost's 'Histoire Generale des Voyages': Plan du Fort Anglois de Commendo, Situe a la Coste de Guinee par 4. Deg. 42 Min. de Latitude Par Smith 1727

1747 Plan from Prevost's 'Histoire Generale des Voyages': Plan du Fort Anglois de Commendo, Situe a la Coste de Guinee par 4. Deg. 42 Min. de Latitude Par Smith 1727

By: [Prevost]

Price: $40.00

Publisher: [A La Haye : Chez Pierre de Hondt]: 1747

Seller ID: 1665744

Condition: Near Fine


Matted and reading for framing. An exceptional example. 1747 Print. We have more books available by this author!. Matted to 9 1/2 x 7 (mat measures 11 5/8 x 9). Labeled Tome IV. No. 5, indicating position in the original work. French text. A birds'-eye view of the fort complete with scale and latitudinal coordinates. This fortification is designed in the more modern star shaped pattern to account for defense against artillery. It is actually two fortresses in one. The larger has bastions on each corner, and the arrangement of batteries along the walls of these indicates that defense of the sou... View more info

Image for 1747 Plan from Prevost's 'Histoire Generale des Voyages': Plan du Fort Anglois de Dickscove, Situe a la Coste de Guinee

1747 Plan from Prevost's 'Histoire Generale des Voyages': Plan du Fort Anglois de Dickscove, Situe a la Coste de Guinee

By: [Prevost]

Price: $40.00

Publisher: [A La Haye : Chez Pierre de Hondt]: 1747

Seller ID: 1665751

Condition: Near Fine


Matted and reading for framing. An exceptional example. 1747 Print. We have more books available by this author!. Matted to 9 1/2 x 7 (mat measures 11 5/8 x 9). Labeled Tome IV. No. 2, indicating position in the original work. French text. A birds'-eye view of the fort complete with scale and compass. A fairly modern structure, with three diamond-shaped bastions, a circular southeastern tower, and a large spur protruding to the south, designed to provide extra defense to the main gate. Batteries line the east wall and the western bastions - there are none on the main western and northern wall ... View more info

Image for 1747 Plan from Prevost's 'Histoire Generale des Voyages': Plan du Fort Anglois de Juida, ou Fort Williams

1747 Plan from Prevost's 'Histoire Generale des Voyages': Plan du Fort Anglois de Juida, ou Fort Williams

By: [Prevost]

Price: $40.00

Publisher: [A La Haye : Chez Pierre de Hondt]: 1747

Seller ID: 1665746

Condition: Near Fine


Matted and reading for framing. Light rub to double ruled border. An exceptional example. 1747 Print. We have more books available by this author!. Matted to 9 1/2 x 7 (mat measures 11 5/8 x 9). Labeled Tome IV. No. 11, indicating position in the original work. French text. A birds'-eye view of the fort complete with scale and compass. Three corners are diamond-shaped bastions, with a circular tower on the northwest. The structure is surrounded by a dry moat (labeled 'fosse'), and the rear section of the fortress is labeled 'Lieu ou se tiennent les Negres'. View more info