4 RASPE, G./ The English attack on Guadeloupe 109


Description: RASPE, Gabriel Nikolaus. [The English attack on Guadeloupe, during the Seven Years' War]
Plan der Insuln Guadeloupe und Marie Galante. Nuremberg, Raspe, c.1762. Original colour. 220 x 360mm.
A scarce map of the French islands of Guadeloupe and Marie Galante to illustrate the French surrender to the English on 1st May 1759, after a five-month campaign during the Seven Years' War. It was published in Raspe's 'Schau Platz des gegenwaertigen Kriegs' (Plates illustrating the Current Wars). British Prime Minister William Pitt had orchestrated a series of attacks on French colonies around the world, including the West Indies, Canada, Africa and India. In the Treaty of Paris (1763) Guadeloupe was returned to France in return for France giving up any claims on Canada. [«]
[Ref: 13212] £300.00 ($369 • €357 rates)
Technique: Price in Pound Sterling 300.- In case of difference between prices in Sterling and Euro the Sterling price prevails.
  • Number: 1090026
  • Dealer: Speculum Orbis Nauticum

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