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Auction 102, Lot 420

"A Chart of the Coasts of Spain and Portugal, with The Balearic Islands and Part of the Coast of Barbary", Faden, William

Subject: Spain & Portugal

Period: 1780 (dated)

Publication: General Atlas

Color: Hand Color

27.7 x 20.2 inches
70.4 x 51.3 cm

Large and handsome chart shows all of Spain and Portugal and extends beyond Marseille in Provence and much of the Barbary coast to Bona. Good detail along coastal areas including the Straits of Gibraltar. The Mediterranean is filled with loxodromic lines, soundings and compass rose. Nicely chart engraved by Delarochette.

References: Phillips (A) #6010-19.

Condition: B

A little offsetting, else very good.

Estimate: $200 - $250

Sold for: $150

Closed on 3/5/2003