CORNWALL – LIZARD AND SCILLY ISLANDS BY CAPTAIN GRENVILLE COLLINS, CIRCA 1750.
LIZARD - SCILLY ISLANDS.
Copper line engraving on paper, produced 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 550 mm. Nice example. See photo for condition.
A guaranteed genuine antique map.