Auction 108, Lot 495

"Carte du Detroit de Gibraltar Son Plan particulier et sa vue en perspective et ceux de Cadix & Ceuta", Beaurain, Jean Chev. De

Subject: Gibraltar

Period: 1770 (circa)


Color: Black & White

17.2 x 14.4 inches
43.7 x 36.6 cm

Uncommon and very detailed map of the strategic Strait of Gibraltar with inset plans of Cadiz, Port de Ceuta, the fortified Gibraltar peninsula and a small view of the village. A great detailed look at one of the most powerful points of land in the history of the world. Adorned with a title cartouche and three compass roses. Depot de la Guerre stamp in upper right corner.


Condition: A

Fine crisp impression. Professionally backed with Japanese tissue repairing folds. Couple of very tiny and imperceptible holes along folds.

Estimate: $140 - $180

Sold for: $210

Closed on 9/29/2004