Auction 134, Lot 356

"Plan of Puerto de la Guaira on the Coast of the Caracas", Jefferys, Thomas

Subject: Venezuela

Period: 1762 (published)

Publication: A Description of the Spanish Islands…

Color: Hand Color

Size:
10.8 x 8 inches
27.4 x 20.3 cm

This small bird's-eye map shows the fortifications of La Guaira and its vicinity. On a hill overlooking the city is "A Watch House with one Gun to make signals upon ye First Appearance of any Vessels." Another Watch House is location near the beach west of town.

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Condition: B+

Issued folded, now flattened. There is a diagonal crease in the upper right corner.

Estimate: $180 - $230

Sold for: $110

Closed on 12/1/2010

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