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Auction 134, Lot 325

"Plan of the City, and Harbour of Havanna", Anon.

Subject: Havana, Cuba

Period: 1762 (published)

Publication: Gentleman's Magazine

Color: Black & White

7.4 x 4.5 inches
18.8 x 11.4 cm

Very nice and well engraved map of Havana harbor and fortified town with surrounding area. Legend keyed to map gives the location of 17 important buildings including the Moors and Point Castles. Compass rose with north oriented to bottom left corner. Details include harbor soundings, kilns, roads, and individual buildings. Dated April 1762. No engraver's signature.

References: Cueto #171; Jolly GENT-162.

Condition: A

The map image is evenly toned with no flaws. Lower margin is close and ragged.

Estimate: $100 - $140

Sold for: $75

Closed on 12/1/2010