A Prospect of the Town of Newcastle upon Tyne from ye South
Author: Taylor, Thomas
Publisher: Sold by Tho:Taylor at the Golden Lyon in Fleet street, London
Date published: 1713Uncommon. Long title: Overall sheet size: 65.8cms x 50.4cms ; image size: 583mm x 580mm including legend below.Copper engraved plate from Kip's celebrated work surveying the country houses, gardens and parks of the Augustan age. The work also includes fine plates of the royal palaces, naval towns (Harwich, Chatham, Rochester, Portsmouth, Plymouth and the Eddystone Lighthouse), cathedrals, the colleges of Oxford and Cambridge, and large panoramic views of London, Westminster, Oxford and Cambridge. A complete copy is for sale at the moment for over £120,000. Old folds as issued; remnant of old tape at top on verso in two places only; when held up to the light small circular area of slight thinness but not visible at all from front else very good strong, velvety impression (from Nouveau Theatre de la Grande Bretagne).