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Cartographer: Pieter van der Aa
Title: : Le Detroit de Gibraltar
Date: 1715      Size: 6 x 5 inches
Published: Leiden
Description: Straits of Gibraltar also showing Rock of Gibraltar. Coloured.
Map Ref: SP1889
Cartographer: Laurent Bremond
Title: : Nouvelle Carte de la Baye de Cadis et du Detroit de Gibraltar
Date: 1718      Size: 27 x 19 inches
Published: Marseilles
Description: Magnificent chart of the Straits of Gibraltar also known as the legendary Pillars of Hercules by the ancients.
Map Ref: SP2040
Cartographer: Guillaume Danet
Title: : Plan de la Ville de Gibaltar / Plan de la Ville de Ceuta
Date: 1727      Size: 19 x 15 inches
Published: Paris
Description: Gibraltar. Map and bird's-eye view. Inset map of the Spanish enclave of Ceuta. Original colour.
Map Ref: SP1342
Cartographer: Homann Heirs
Title: : Neuester und exacter Plan und Prospect von der Stadt, Vestung, Bay, und Fortification von Gibraltar
Date: c. 1740      Size: 23 x 19 inches
Published: Nuremberg
Description: Gibraltar. Several bird's-eye views of city, the harbour, and the fortifications. Original hand-colour.
Map Ref: SP1679
Cartographer: Universal Magazine
Title: : A Plan of the Town and Fortifications of Gibraltar
Date: 1756      Size: 11 x 6 inches
Published: London
Description: Charming map of Gibraltar with a prominent fleet of British ships in the foreground, both an indication of its importance as the gateway to the Mediterranean and its status as a possession of Great Britain.
Map Ref: SP2041
Cartographer: London Magazine
Title: : A Plan of the Bay of Gibraltar
Date: 1758      Size: 7 x 5 inches
Published: London
Description: The Bay of Gibraltar as surveyed by Michelot & Bremond. Drawn and engraved by Thomas Kitchen for the London Magazine. Published during the Seven Years' War. Coloured.
Map Ref: SP2083
Cartographer: London Magazine
Title: : Plan of the Town and Fortifications of Gibraltar with all the New Works
Date: 1762      Size: 11 x 6 inches
Published: London
Description: Map of Gibraltar illustrating the major new works on the promontory due to the importance attached to its position during the Seven Years War. Coloured.
Map Ref: SP2044
Cartographer: Jacques-Nicolas Bellin
Title: : Carte de la Baye de Gibraltar
Date: 1764      Size: 7 x 8 inches
Published: Paris
Description: Gibraltar. Decorative cartouche. Shows the bay and Rock. Original colour.
Map Ref: SP1670
Cartographer: Thomas Kitchin
Title: : [Gibraltar]
Date: 1768      Size: 25 x 15 inches
Published: London
Description: Large scale military map of Gibraltar illustrating both the land and sea defences of the fortress.
Map Ref: SP2053
Cartographer: William Faden
Title: : Plan of the Bay, Rock, and Town of Gibraltar
Date: 1783      Size: 29 x 20 inches
Published: London
Description: Bay of Gibraltar. Stunning plan showing the formations, works and batteries, the incampments of the Spanish Army and the attack of The Battering Ships in 1782. Black and white. [SP2026]
Map Ref: SP2026
Cartographer: Vicente Maria Tofino
Title: : Plano Geometrico de la Bahia de Algeciras y Gibraltar
Date: 1786      Size: 21 x 31 inches
Published: Madrid
Description: Rare chart of Gibraltar by the greatest Spanish hydrographer of the 18th century. It is unusual as it was published from the Spanish perspective. SL
Map Ref: SP2074