The Royal City of Tangier With the lines And Fortifications when it was Ataqued by the Moores in May 1680
Place Published: London
Date Published: 1690
Description: Miniature map. Uncolored engraving. Image measures 4 5/16" x 6 3/16".
Comments: An unusually rendered view of Tangiers during battle. John Seller (c. 1630-1697) was an English instrument maker and cartographer and in 1671 he was appointed Hydrographer to the King. Seller instigated the first English maritime atlas, in an effort to compete with the successful Dutch maps at the time. This print was published in "A New Systeme of Geography...", circa 1690. A light crease along the center indicates an original centerfold. Small crease to lower right corner. Paper is splitting along lower edge of plate line.Binding: unbound
Condition: very good
Book ID: 216599