Auction 129, Lot 694

"Caerte van de Baey en Stadt van Gibralter…", Will, Johan Martin

Subject: Gibraltar

Period: 1790 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Black & White

Size:
12.5 x 8 inches
31.8 x 20.3 cm

This is a very uncommon German map of the Bay of Gibraltar. It illustrates both the British and Spanish fortifications on this strategic bay at the entrance to the Mediterranean Sea. Inset at lower right is a fine rendering of the famous Rock of Gibraltar with its fortifications and several large sailing ships in the foreground.

References:

Condition: B+

The impression is slightly uneven, else very good.

Estimate: $100 - $150

Sold for: $75

Closed on 9/23/2009

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