A Plan of the Underground Works of St. Philip's Castle

James Mynde
Antique map of Philips Castle, Mahon Harbour, Minorca. Printed in London by W. Reeve in 1757.

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A rare plan of St. Philips Castle Minorca by J. Mynde

This copper engraved plan of the Port Mahon with St. Philips Castle in Minorca was engraved by James Mynde and published by W. Reeve in 1757 within 'A Full answer to an infamous libel'. Showing the fortification and underground tunnels of Saint Philips castle with a key from A to Z and a to &. For reference, see Check-List Mahon Harbour #56 in MapForum Issue 8.

Details

CartographerJames Mynde
TitleA Plan of the Underground Works of St. Philip's Castle
Publisher, YearW. Reeve, London, 1757
Plate Size51.2 x 40.5 cm (20.2 x 15.9 inches)
Sheet Size53.0 x 41.2 cm (20.9 x 16.2 inches)
ReferenceMapForum Issue 8: Check-List Mahon Harbour #56

Condition

Evidence of old folds, two tears backed, facsimile repair (10x5mm) in top right corner beside the word 'Philip's'.

Cartographer

James Mynde was a well-known London engraver of the period. He was active between 1720 and 1760.

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James Mynde: A Plan of the Underground Works of St. Philip's Castle.
Antique map of Philips Castle, Mahon Harbour, Minorca. Printed in London by W. Reeve in 1757.

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