Auction 123, Lot 549

"Accurata Designatio Celebris Freti prope Andalusiae Castellum Gibraltar, inter in Europam et Africam…", Seutter, Matthias

Subject: Spain, Gibraltar

Period: 1745 (circa)

Publication: Atlas Novus sive Tabulae Geographicae Totius Orbis…

Color: Hand Color

Size:
23.3 x 20 inches
59.2 x 50.8 cm

Wonderful map of the southern portion of Spain, spanning from Rio Guadalquivir in the west to Motril in the east. The very tip of Morocco is shown, with Ceuta. There are two small inset maps of Minorca and Ceuta. Three views run along the bottom featuring Cadiz, the famous Fort of Gibraltar and the port of Malaga. This is a very decorative map with a number of compass roses and a large military-theme cartouche.

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Condition: A

A sound sheet with a good impression and original color. The centerfold is faintly toned, else fine.

Estimate: $650 - $750

Sold for: $650

Closed on 2/20/2008

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