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[LAND'S END AND THE SCILLY ISLES]. by  Capt. Greenvile COLLINS - 1760 - from Peter Harrington (SKU: 53247)

[LAND'S END AND THE SCILLY ISLES].

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[LAND'S END AND THE SCILLY ISLES].

by COLLINS, Capt. Greenvile

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London, 1760. Copper engraving. Later colour. Expert repairs to margins, a few soil marks at lower right. Very good condition. Size: 56.5 x 44.5 cm. This sea chart shows the south western tip of Cornwall and the Scilly Isles, and the sea to the south. Dedicatory cartouche to 'the Hon. the Governor, deputy Govornor and Committees of the East India Company...' Rhumb lines and soundings..The Great Britain Coasting Pilot was the result of the first systematic survey of British coastal waters. It took eight years to complete, and was used by the Royal Navy for navigating British waters for many years. The charts are notable for both their accuracy and their charm.Captain Greenvile Collins was an outstanding naval officer who became 'Hydrographer to the King' before the Coasting Pilot was published. Tooley, Dictionary of Maps and Map Makers p.125; Moreland & Bannister, Antique Maps p.163

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Peter Harrington GB (GB)
Bookseller Inventory #
53247
Title
[LAND'S END AND THE SCILLY ISLES].
Author
COLLINS, Capt. Greenvile
Book condition
Used
Publisher
London
Date published
1760

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About Peter Harrington

Since its establishment, Peter Harrington has specialised in sourcing, selling and buying the finest quality original first editions, signed, rare and antiquarian books, fine bindings and library sets. Peter Harrington first began selling rare books from the Chelsea Antiques Market on London's King's Road. For the past twenty years the business has been run by Pom Harrington, Peter's son.

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