Auction 112, Lot 583

"Die Sud Cust von Andalusien von Cadiz durch die Meer Enge Gibraltar oder die Strasse aus dem Oceano ins Mittellaendische Meer", Bodenehr, Gabriel

Subject: Western Mediterranean - Gibraltar

Period: 1705 (circa)

Publication: Atlas Curieux

Color: Hand Color

Size:
9 x 6.6 inches
22.9 x 16.8 cm

Fine small map of the strategic Strait of Gibraltar. The map provides a detailed view of the Algecarias promontory in Andalusia, from Cadiz to Marbella, and the opposing coast of Africa from Tanger to Ceula. The map shows fortifications, anchorages, mountain ranges, towns and villages. Panels of text down each side of the engraving give a history of the region.

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Condition: A

Narrow top margin, as issued. Couple of printer's creases affecting side text panels.

Estimate: $100 - $140

Sold for: $75

Closed on 9/28/2005

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