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Auction 156, Lot 423

"A Correct Chart of the Irish Sea, &c Exhibiting a View of the Several Islands & Bays, Lately Touch'd at by M. Thurot, in His Attempt upon Ireland", Gibson, John

Subject: Britain

Period: 1760 (published)

Publication: Gentleman's Magazine

Color: Black & White

7.1 x 9.3 inches
18 x 23.6 cm

This nicely engraved sea chart depicts the region with detail along the coastlines of the British Isles. A large area in St. George's Channel is labeled The Nymph Bank. A tiny fleet of ships is located between the Isle of Man and Belfast. Block style title cartouche, fleur-de-lis, and rhumb lines embellish the chart. Published in the March 1760 issue of Gentleman's Magazine.

References: Jolly #GENT-139.

Condition: A

Issued folding with faint offsetting. There is a chip in the bottom right corner, well away from image.

Estimate: $70 - $90


Closed on 2/17/2016