St. Sebastian. A strong fortified town of Guiapuscoa laying at the bottom of the Bay of...

William Henry Toms (*1700 - 1750)
Antique map of San Sebastian. Printed in London by W. H. Toms in 1740.

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Description

A very rare plan of San Sebastian in Spain by W.H. Toms

This copper engraved plan of San Sebastian was drawn by G. S. Baudwin and sold, engraved and published by W. H. Toms in 1741. Showing the fortified town with many ships in the harbour and a key from A to R with important buildings and places. At the bottom of the plate the participating persons are mentioned: 'Published August 13th 1740 and Sold by W. H. Toms Engraver in Union Court near Hatton Garden Holborn, and S. Harding on the Pavement in St. Martin's Lane. Price One Schilling'.
We only could locate one copy in COPAC at the British Museum of this rare separate published sheet.

Details

CartographerWilliam Henry Toms
TitleSt. Sebastian. A strong fortified town of Guiapuscoa laying at the bottom of the Bay of Biscay ...
Publisher, YearW. H. Toms, London, 1740
Plate Size37.5 x 45.2 cm (14.8 x 17.8 inches)
Sheet Size41.2 x 46.3 cm (16.2 x 18.2 inches)

Condition

All four sides cut along the plate mark, paper strip from binding on top. A small tear in the key backed. Very good condition.

Cartographer

W. H. Toms was an English engraver, practised in London. He mainly engraved topographical and architectural subjects.

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William Henry Toms: St. Sebastian. A strong fortified town of Guiapuscoa laying at the bottom of the Bay of Biscay ....
Antique map of San Sebastian. Printed in London by W. H. Toms in 1740.

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