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Auction 166, Lot 496

"Plan of Madrid", Stockdale, John

Subject: Madrid, Spain

Period: 1808 (dated)

Publication:

Color: Black & White

Size:
12.4 x 8.1 inches
31.5 x 20.6 cm
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This attractive plan of Madrid shows the streets, squares, gardens, important buildings, and surrounding countryside including the Manzanares River. The plan is keyed to a legend at both left and right listing 72 points of interest. The plan was issued near the beginning of the Peninsular War (1807-1814), which was found between Napoleon's French empire and the combined forces of Spain, Portugal and Great Britain for control of the Iberian Peninsula. Published on September 3rd, 1808 in London.

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Condition: B+

Issued folding with light toning and scattered foxing.

Estimate: $100 - $130

Sold for: $75

Closed on 2/14/2018

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