Auction 134, Lot 578

"Karta ofver Gibraltars Sund Med derintill gransande Delar af Atlantiska Oceanen och Medelhavet", Klint, Gustav

Subject: Strait of Gibraltar

Period: 1802 (dated)

Publication:

Color: Black & White

Size:
38 x 25 inches
96.5 x 63.5 cm

This large-scale sea chart is from a very scarce Swedish sea atlas. It is based on the map from Tofino de San Miguel's extremely rare Atlas Maritimo de Espana and covers the strategic strait and the European coastline from Lisbon to Cabo de Gata and the African coastline from Antigua Mamora (approximately Rabat) to just past Melilla. Three detailed insets provide information on Gibraltar Bay, Cadiz and Malaga.

References:

Condition: B

Damp stains in lower corners and a few other spots in the map. There is a fold separation in the bottom blank margin.

Estimate: $250 - $350

Sold for: $210

Closed on 12/1/2010

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