"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.
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.