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"A View of the Town and Castle of St. Augustine, and the English Camp before it June 20. 1740. By Thos. Silver"

 

This is a great view of very early St. Augustine, then a Spanish possession, under siege by the English Navy. Lots of ships in view as well as the famous Castle and Town. The picture above was taken with a normal size scanner and comes closest to the actual color of the map and the one below of the entire view and description was taken with my large scanner with a bright light.

Date: 1740
Information: 1st plan of Oglethorpe's siege.
Size: 29 x 22 cm. (11 x 8 in.) [HxW]
Condition: Good
References: Jolly, D.C. (Brit Per) GENT-12.

Price: SOLD