Auction 134, Lot 575

"A New and Exact Plan of Gibraltar &c.", Moll, Herman

Subject: Gibraltar

Period: 1740 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

23.8 x 9 inches
60.5 x 22.9 cm

This is an attractive and very detailed map of the stronghold of Gibraltar. It shows the well-fortified peninsula with all buildings, barracks, roads and batteries noted. The map is dedicated to the Earl of Portmore who was Governor of Gibraltar between 1713 to 1720, shortly after Spain ceded Gibraltar to Great Britain in the Treaty of Utrecht.


Condition: A

Some minor extraneous creases, else very good.

Estimate: $300 - $400


Closed on 12/1/2010