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Auction 135, Lot 568

"Nieuwe Zeekaart van de Straat van Gibraltar…", Tirion, Isaac

Subject: Strait of Gibraltar, Spain and Portugal

Period: 1759 (dated)


Color: Hand Color

16.7 x 15.4 inches
42.4 x 39.1 cm

Lovely sea chart of the Strait of Gibraltar with the Spanish and Portuguese coastline up to Lisbon, and the northern most tip of Morocco. The map is oriented with north at left by a beautiful compass rose. The map is based on the surveys by the Dutch navigator Hendrik Lynslager.


Condition: B+

Issued folded, now flattened. There are some stains in the margins, and a 1.5" repaired binding tear at upper right. The upper right corner of the blank margin has been repaired.

Estimate: $200 - $250

Sold for: $150

Closed on 2/16/2011