Auction 132, Lot 450

"A Chart of the Sea Coast from England to the Streights", Mount & Page

Subject: Europe - Western

Period: 1768 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Black & White

Size:
22.3 x 17.6 inches
56.6 x 44.7 cm

This is a scarce sea chart, engraved by Herman Moll, detailing the Atlantic coast of Europe from the Strait of Gibraltar to the southern coast of England and Ireland. It includes a large inset of the Bay of Cadiz, the great European center of the Spanish-American trade and site of an important battle in the War of the Spanish Succession.

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Condition: B+

Some light uneven toning with narrow but adequate margins.

Estimate: $550 - $700

Sold for: $400

Closed on 6/2/2010

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