Auction 170, Lot 587

"Die Sud Cust von Andalusien von Cadiz durch die Meer Enge Gibaltar oder die Strasse aus dem Oceano ins Mittellaendische Meer", Bodenehr, Gabriel

Subject: Western Mediterranean, Strait of Gibraltar

Period: 1704 (circa)

Publication: Atlas Curieux

Color: Hand Color

Size:
10.9 x 6.8 inches
27.7 x 17.3 cm

Fine small map of the strategic Strait of Gibraltar. The map provides a detailed view of the Algecarias promontory in Andalusia, from Cadiz to Marbella, and the opposing coast of Africa from Tanger to Ceula. The map shows fortifications, anchorages, mountain ranges, towns and villages. Panels of text down each side of the engraving give a history of the region.

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Condition: A

Original outline color on paper with a jester watermark, a tiny hole in the image, and minor soiling along the bottom edge of the sheet.

Estimate: $120 - $150

Unsold

Closed on 11/14/2018

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