Auction 142, Lot 583

"The Straits of Gibraltar, and Part of Spain, including the Part of Cadiz", Lodge, John

Subject: Western Mediterranean, Spain, Gibraltar

Period: 1781 (dated)

Publication: Political Magazine

Color: Black & White

7 x 9.5 inches
17.8 x 24.1 cm

This map of the Strait of Gibraltar was created to show British readers the area surrounding the British enclave of Gibraltar, established in 1704. At the time of publishing, a British fleet was sailing to relieve Gibraltar, while Spanish fleets were stationed at Cadiz. Published by John Bew.

References: Jolly #POL-23.

Condition: B+

Issued folding with a few faint spots.

Estimate: $80 - $110

Sold for: $40

Closed on 11/28/2012