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  AMERICA 
 Gulf States 

GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE. [James Oglethorpe's attack on St Augustine]
A View of the Town and Castle of St. Augustine, and the English Camp before it June 20, 1740. by Tho.s Silver. London, Edward Cave, 1740. 305 x 175mm. Trimmed to printed border on right, new margin added, long tear repaired.
A contemporary map of General Oglethorpe's unsuccessful attack on St Augustine in Florida, during the 'War of Jenkin's Ear' (1739-48). It shows the positions of the British artillery on the island of Santa Anastasia and the blockading British naval squadron. The Gentleman's Magazine was one of the first general interest journals, running from 1731-1922.
[Ref: 16001]    £260.00 ($343 • €291 rates)


 Cuba 

GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE. [Havana during the Seven Years' War]
Plan of the City & Harbour of Havanna. London, 1762. 125 x 195mm.
Map and harbour chart, with soundings, of Havana, Cuba, with a seventeen point key to notable places. The plan was published towards the end of the Seven Years' War, when the British sent five warships and 4,000 men to attack Havana. In the Treaty of Paris the following year Britain swopped Cuba for Florida.
[Ref: 17218]    £220.00 ($290 • €246 rates)


  LONDON 
 London Maps 

GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE. [London after the Great Fire]
A Plan of London and Westminster Shewing the Forts erected by Order of the Parliament in 1643 & the Desolation by the Fire in 1666. London, 1749. Coloured. 200 x 250mm.
A plan of London showing civil war defences erected in 1643: 18 miles of ramparts with forts and and gates. Built to protect the city from attacks by Charles I, they were never tested: Royalist troops won the Battle of Brentford in November 1642 but Charles decided to end the campaign season, and never got as close to London again. Also marked on the map is the area destroyed by the Great Fire of London, nearly 25 years later.
[Ref: 18083]    £325.00 ($429 • €364 rates)


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