The notation of 24 on the verso was very common on maps produced for atlases. It allowed the printer to correctly bind the atlas without needing to see the map. Along the bottom, outside the neat lines, the reader is directed to see maps 22 and 23: "Voyez la Carte de l'Isle Royale no. 22; voyez le Plan du Port de Louisbourg no. 23".
This plan of Halifax, published just 4 months after its founding, allows you to see what was planned for the city. Those familiar with the city can readily see the differences in the plan versus the reality. It is interesting that it shows none of the surrounding wilderness.
Includes engravings of the Ensign of Nova Scotia along with other Coats of Arms, two butterflies, the musk beetle and a rather large, fierce looking porcupine. With the map in reading position, west is at the top.
A plan of the town of present day Le Havre, France. An 8 point compass rose helps marine navigation at the mouth of the harbour. Important buildings and facilities of France's 2nd most important port are described in the legend. Sandy beaches and other terrains are symbolized using differing patterns. accompanying text begins on page 30.
A engraving of the fort at Bangalore made without measurement describing defenses at the time of Lord Cornwallis' attack. In the late 18th century, the Muslim rulers Haidar Ali (r.1761-1782) and his son Tipu Sultan (r.1782-1799) fought numerous wars against the British over the control of Southern India. The fort at Bangalore was originally built out of mud by the founder of the city and Hindu ruler Kempe Gowda in the early 16th century and was reconstructed in stone by Haidar Ali in 1761. It was built in an unusual oval shape with eight gates, only one of which survives today. Bangalore fort was captured by Lord Cornwallis and his army on 21 March 1791.
Plan showing Berkeley Square and Grosvenor Square are shown at the bottom left, with the offices of a number of important companies listed. All dotted lines indicated new road proposal. References are alphabetically keyed.