Dec 17, 2019 - Sale 2527

Sale 2527 - Lot 21

Price Realized: $ 2,500
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 300 - $ 400
BOWEN, EMANUEL. A Sequel to the Seat of War in the West Indies, Containing: (1) a Map of the Isthmus of Panama... (2) Curious Perspective Views of the Harbour, Town, and Castles of Puerto Bello... (3) the Appearance at Sea of San Juan de Puerto Rico, with its Castles from Admiral Vernon's Own Draught, the Whole Illustrated with Remarks. Hand-colored engraved sheet with a map of Panama and 7 inset plans or views. 18x14 1/4 inches sheet size; various restorations with small surface losses, lower border trimmed excising four lines of explanatory text. London, 1740

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Scarce broadside map relating the 1739 siege of Portobello, Panama by Admiral Edward Vernon, an early British success against the Spanish in the War of Jenkins Ear.