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Auction 164, Lot 618

"Plan of Gibraltar", Gibson, John

Subject: Gibraltar

Period: 1762 (dated)

Publication: Gentleman's Magazine

Color: Black & White

17.7 x 6.8 inches
45 x 17.3 cm

A detailed map of this fortified peninsula with all buildings, barracks, roads and batteries noted. Includes an inset of the Bay of Gibraltar at lower right. Two compass roses complete the handsome composition. A great, detailed look at one of the most powerful points of land in the history of the world.

References: Jolly #GENT-157.

Condition: A

A dark impression with a few faint spots. Issued folding.

Estimate: $80 - $100

Sold for: $45

Closed on 9/13/2017