Auction 102, Lot 425

"The Straites Mouth of Gibralter", Churchill, John

Subject: Mediterranean - Strait of Gibraltar

Period: 1704 (published)

Publication: A Collection of Voyages and Travels

Color: Black & White

Size:
14.9 x 14.5 inches
37.8 x 36.8 cm

An interesting chart of the strategic strait between Africa and Europe. The coastline is engraved to depict the forts and cities. The sea in between is marked with those areas affected by tides, with descriptive tables inset. This map was included in Volume IV to accompany "A Draught of the Streights of Gibralter…" by Capt. Richard Bullard.

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Condition: A

Nice impression with slight uneven toning.

Estimate: $100 - $140

Sold for: $110

Closed on 3/5/2003

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