"The Islands of Orkney", Collins, Capt. Greenvile
Period: 1693 (published)
Publication: Great Britain's Coasting-Pilot
Color: Hand Color
22.2 x 17.2 inches
56.4 x 43.7 cm
Detailed map of the Orkney Islands off the north coast of Scotland. Filled with rhumb lines, compass rose, sailing ships, sounding, anchorages, and other nautical information. Large nautical and military theme dedication cartouche to Georg, Prince of Denmark. Title in ribbon at top, and another drape-style cartouche with information on Scotland. Engraved by Herman Moll.
References: Phillips (A) 4003-45.
Some surface soiling and foxing toned with pastel.