Camp of Tarragona Spain c.1730 antique engraved Basire folio color map w/ shipsBrian DiMambro -Historical Investments
Plan of the Camp of Tarragona
Issued c.1730-40, England
Fine antique engraved map printed in the early 18th century.
With lovely detailed full hand color.
The title cartouche features 2 sea monsters and Neptunes head, three sailing ships seen of the coast.
In Good condition, light minor age wear, light horizontal crease across sheet as well as light inoffensive vertical fold lines beside centeral centerfold, diagonal crease at bottom left corner, light scattered spotting in the blank margins, overall remaining clean and attractive.
Appears map was folded into a small 8vo or 4to atlas volume at some point.
Despite the light age wear, still a pleasing example of this original antique map which is well worthy of display.
Sheet measures c. 20 5/8" W. x 16 5/8' H.
Engraved area measures c. 18 1/4" W. x 14" H.
Folio. With original fold line as issued.