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Auction 135, Lot 570

"Carte de la Baye de Gibraltar Dressee au Depost des Cartes de la Marine pour le Service des Vaisseaux du Roy…", Bellin, Jacques Nicolas

Subject: Gibraltar

Period: 1762 (dated)

Publication: Hydrographie Francoise

Color: Hand Color

Size:
23 x 16.4 inches
58.4 x 41.7 cm

A fine large, sea chart of the town and bay of Gibraltar with coastal topography, soundings and anchorages. A rococo style title cartouche and compass rose complete the composition. The seal of the Depot de la Marine with Prix dix huit Sols at lower right.

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Condition: A

The margins have been trimmed but are still ample and there are some minor repairs and soil in the margins.

Estimate: $300 - $375

Sold for: $220

Closed on 2/16/2011

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