Auction 103, Lot 434

"Plan of Gibraltar", Gibson, John

Subject: Mediterranean - Strait of Gibraltar

Period: 1770 (published)

Publication: Gentleman's Magazine

Color: Hand Color

17.6 x 6.7 inches
44.7 x 17 cm

Very detailed map of this fortified peninsula with all buildings, barracks, roads and batteries noted. Inset of the Bay of Gibraltar. Two compass roses complete the handsome composition. A great, detailed look at one of the most powerful points of land in the history of the world. Accompanied by original issue of Gentleman's Magazine, March 1762.

References: Jolly GENT-157.

Condition: A

Hinge remnants on verso, minor paper flaw just off of Rosia Bay in ocean.

Estimate: $100 - $140


Closed on 6/11/2003