L'Isola di Minorca. Pianta del Porto, e della città di Maone, e de' suoi Forti.
Italian, c. 1760
A very rare Italian map of Minorca and Mahon
Two maps on one sheet. Above is a map of Minorca marking the cities and towns, with the major roads between them, and the British fortifications. Below is a detail of Mahon harbour, with St Philip's Castle guarding the entrance.
The map seems to have been published during the Seven Years' War (1756-63), in which the French captured Minorca from the British, before returning it in the treaty that ended the war.
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