Auction 145, Lot 532

"Plan of the City of Barcelona", Tindal, Nicholas

Subject: Barcelona, Spain

Period: 1745 (circa)

Publication: Continuation of Mr. Rapin's History of England

Color: Black & White

Size:
18.5 x 14 inches
47 x 35.6 cm

Boldly engraved bird's-eye plan of Barcelona. It shows a meticulously detailed walled city, surrounded with a patchwork of fields. Numerous fortifications are located, and there is a lettered key describing the main buildings and roads. Three sailing ships are shown in the harbor.

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Condition: B+

Watermarked paper with light centerfold toning, short centerfold separations confined to blank margins, and a number of small wormholes also confined to the blank margins.

Estimate: $200 - $250

Sold for: $120

Closed on 6/12/2013

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