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Auction 109, Lot 355

"A Correct Chart of the Irish Sea, &c. exhibiting a View of the several Islands & Bays lately touch'd at by M. Thurot, in his Attempt upon Ireland", Gibson, John

Subject: Britain

Period: 1760 (published)

Publication: Gentleman's Magazine

Color: Black & White

7.2 x 9.2 inches
18.3 x 23.4 cm

Nice sea chart of the region with detail along coastlines of the British Isles. Large area in St. George's Channel is labeled The Nymph Bank. A tiny fleet of ships is located between the Isle of Man and Belfast. Block style title cartouche, fleur-de-lis, and rhumb lines embellish the chart.

References: Jolly GENT-139.

Condition: B

On thick hand laid paper. A couple foxing spots and one tiny area of paper weakness.

Estimate: $60 - $80

Sold for: $80

Closed on 12/1/2004