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