Auction 157, Lot 526

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

Subject: Barcelona, Spain

Period: 1745 (circa)

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

Color: Hand Color

Size:
18.9 x 14.1 inches
48 x 35.8 cm

Boldly engraved bird's-eye plan of BarceloPlan of the City of Barcelonana. 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+

A nice example on watermarked paper with an archivally repaired tear in top blank margin. Narrow side margins and minor soiling.

Estimate: $275 - $350

Unsold

Closed on 5/4/2016

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