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Auction 171, Lot 601

"Plan of Gibraltar", Gibson, John

Subject: Gibraltar

Period: 1762 (dated)

Publication: Gentleman's Magazine

Color: Hand Color

17.6 x 6.6 inches
44.7 x 16.8 cm
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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: B+

Issued folding, now flattened with very light soiling and toning.

Estimate: $100 - $130

Sold for: $75

Closed on 2/6/2019