Place Published: [London]
Date Published: 
Edition: Very early edition
Binding: No binding
circa 1760. Very early edition. This hand-coloured engraving was trimmed to the edges 295mm x 448mm ( 11-5/8 x 17-5/8 inches) and mounted to a dark card stock. The English only title was mounted on the reverse on the reverse of the dark mounted card. The trimmed mounted engraving has wear to the corners causing some minor rounding. There is surface dirt and soiling on the engraving more so on the sky area. Good- condition
Full title: The Glorious Action off Cape Francois 21 Octobr. 1757, between Three English and Seven French Ships of Warr, wherein the latter were entirely defeated.
English: Capt. Forrest, Ship: Augusta, Guns: 60, Men: 390 Capt. Suckling, Ship: Dreadnought, Guns: 60, Men: 375 Capt. Langdon, Ship: Edinburgh, Guns: 64, Men: 467
Good-. Item #3266