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Auction 156, Lot 446


"A Plan of Milford Haven in Pembroke Shire", Bell, Andrew

Subject: Wales

Period: 1758 (published)

Publication: Scots Magazine

Color: Hand Color

7.3 x 4.1 inches
18.5 x 10.4 cm

Published in October 1758, this uncommon chart focuses on the Milford Haven Waterway in Pembrokeshire, Wales, once described by Horatio Nelson as "the finest port in Christendom." It includes soundings, bays, routes, and hazards. Place names and batteries appear on the land. The title is enclosed in a decorative cartouche at top.

References: Jolly #SCOT-18.

Condition: B+

Light toning and minor offsetting from an opposing page of text.

Estimate: $70 - $90

Sold for: $21

Closed on 2/17/2016