Lot 504 of 576:
Sea battle at Majorca in 1706  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium):$300
Estimate:
$500 - $800

Title:
Ergebung der auf dem Mittelländischen Meer gelegenen Balearischen insel Maiorca

Author:
Decker, Paul

Place:
Augsburg

Publisher:
Augustæ Vindelicorum

Date:
1720

Description:

Engraved plate, with central image of the sea battle at Majorca in 1706 during the War of the Spanish Succession, surrounded by an ornate decorative border, and with a map of Majorca ("Maiorica I.") at top. The painting was by Paul Decker, engraved by Johann August Corvinus. Overall 47x36.5 cm (18½x14½") plus margins.

Large, finely engraved plate showing the attack on Majorca by Admiral John Leake in September 1706, part of the War of the Spanish Succession (1701-1714), in which England gained both Gibraltar and Minorca. From Jeremiah Wolff's "Repraesentatio belli, ob successionem in Regno Hispanico gesti = Der Spanische Successions-Krieg."


Lot Amendments

Condition:
Some mild creasing, very good or better.


 
Item number:
271939
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