HOLY ISLAND, STAPLES AND BARWICK BY CAPTAIN GREENVILLE COLLINS, CIRCA 1750.
HOLY ISLAND, STAPLES AND BARWICK
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 Henry Duke of Grafton.
Measures 450 x 565 mm. Nice example. See photo for condition.
A guaranteed genuine antique map.