A Chart of the Bay of Gibraltar


Name of map     : A Chart of the Bay of Gibraltar

Cartographer    : J. Cheevers (engraver)

Date of map     : 1785

Stock number    : 1149

Area displayed  : The Bay of Gibraltar, Gibraltar Peninsula and
                  the coast of Southern Andalusia;

Plate size      : 475 x 675 mm;

Paper size      : 484 x 791 mm;

Margins, left   :  12 mm,  right:  5  mm;

         upper  :  12 mm,  lower:  6  mm;

Paper thickness and quality: heavy and strong;

Paper   color   : white and fresh;

Age of map color: old color, partly in outline;

Imperfections

     margins    : a few small tears in top and right margin;

     plate area : small tear at right edge repaired;
                  folds due to large size;

     verso      : folds partly backed with tape

Overall quality :perfect/excellent/very good/good/fair/mediocre/poor

Additional remarks: The map shows the fortress and the position of
military and naval forces of France and Spain during the siege of 1782;

Price           :   Euro 300


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