CHESHIRE – THE RIVER DEE BY CAPTAIN GRENVILLE COLLINS, CIRCA 1750.

A NEW & EXACT SURVEY OF THE RIVER DEE OR CHESTER WATER...

Copper line engraving on paperproduced to accompany the "Great Britain's Coasting Pilot" by Captain Greenville Collins. In 1676 Collins was commissioned by Charles II, and appointed by Samuel Pepys (who was then Secretary to the Admiralty), to chart the coasts of Great Britain and he produced his Great Britain's Coasting Pilot in 1693, this edition dates from circa 1750. Dedication to George Lord Dartmouth.

Measures 450 x 570 mm. Nice example. See photo for condition. 

Hand coloured.

A guaranteed genuine antique map.

£395.00




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