Auction 173, Lot 353

"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)


Color: Hand Color

9 x 6.8 inches
22.9 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.


Condition: B+

Contemporary outline color on paper with a jester watermark, a tiny hole in the image, and light soiling at bottom.

Estimate: $100 - $130


Closed on 6/5/2019