Auction 89, Lot 154

"A Correct Chart of the Irish Sea, &c exhibiting a View of the several Islands & Bays, lately touch'd at by M. Thurot, in his Attempt upon Ireland",

Subject: Britain

Period: 1760 (published)

Publication: Gentleman's Magazine

Color: Black & White

Size:
7 x 9.2 inches
17.8 x 23.4 cm

Nice sea chart of the region with detail along coastlines the British Isles. Large area in St. George's Channel is labeled "The Nymph Bank" and a tiny fleet of ships is located between the Isle of Man and Belfast. Block style title cartouche, fleur-de-lis, and rhumb lines embellish the chart. Ref: Jolly GENT-139. Trimmed close at binding side with a tiny tear, else fine and crisp.

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Condition: B

Estimate: $40 - $50

Sold for: $20

Closed on 12/8/1999

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