Auction 125, Lot 688

"Plan of the Town and Fortifications of Gibraltar, Exactly Taken on the Spot in the Year 1738", Tindal, Nicholas

Subject: Gibraltar

Period: 1745 (circa)

Publication: Mr. Tindal's Continuation of Mr. Rapin's History of England

Color: Black & White

Size:
23 x 14 inches
58.4 x 35.6 cm

This bird's-eye plan shows the British fortifications of Gibraltar in great detail. The rococo cartouche encloses a key to 39 locations. Wonderful sailing ships are precisely engraved in the surrounding sea.

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Condition: A

Fine impression on a sturdy sheet of laid paper. Minor paper loss in the bottom left corner has been replaced.

Estimate: $350 - $425

Sold for: $250

Closed on 9/24/2008

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