Jun 13 at 12:00 PM - Sale 2672 -

Sale 2672 - Lot 33

Estimate: $ 2,000 - $ 3,000
(CARTAGENA.) William H. Toms, engraver. Separately published 18th-century engraved map and view sheets concerning the Battle of Cartagena de Indias. London, 1740s

Additional Details

- Captain Philip Durell. A Plan of the Upper Part of the Harbour of Carthagena. And the Coast to the Northward as Far as Boquilla, with the Lake Zieniga, and the Canall of Juan de Ingola. Fine engraved chart of Cartagena balanced by two zoomorphic cartouche designs. 15¼x20½ inches sheet size, ample margins; binding edge at top; price written in contemporary ink at lower margin, otherwise fine. London, 1743.

- T. Norden. A Prospect of Carthagena, Taken from Madre de la Popa. Engraved perspective view of the town and harbor with a keyed legend locating 6 sites (St. Lazaro; The Demi Lune; Enemies Advanced Guard; The English Advanced Guard; Bomb Battery; The Galicia Firing at the Town; Pastorilio with the Chanel Stop'd up with Sunken Boats; French Sloop). 15x20¼ inches sheet size, wide margins; binding edge at top; overall excellent. London, circa 1740.

Both are quite rare with only one example of each traced within institutional collections.