Auction 108, Lot 249

"Plan of the City and Harbour of Havanna", Anon.

Subject: Cuba

Period: 1762 (published)

Publication: Gentleman's Magazine

Color: Black & White

7.3 x 6.8 inches
18.5 x 17.3 cm

Very nice and well engraved map of Havana harbor and fortified town with surrounding area. Legend keyed to map gives the location of 17 important buildings including the Moor's Gate and Point Castles. Compass rose with north oriented to bottom left corner. Details include harbor soundings, kilns, roads, and individual buildings. Still bound in the September 1762 issue with an additional plan of a planned building in Newgate to receive felons and debtors.

References: Cueto #171; Jolly GENT-162.

Condition: A

Fine impression, printed on quality paper.

Estimate: $100 - $120


Closed on 9/29/2004