"A New and Correct Chart of the Coast of New Foundland from Cape Raze to Cape Bonavista, With Chebucto Harbour in Nova Scotia Done from the latest Observations", Mount & Page
Period: 1755-75 (circa)
Publication: The English Pilot: The Fourth Book
Color: Hand Color
39.7 x 16.5 inches
100.8 x 41.9 cm
Large, handsome chart of the Avalon Peninsula with an inset showing one of the earliest plans of Halifax. Two additional insets, with fancy rococo-style borders, detail Trinity Harbour and St. John's Harbour. Bold and well-engraved chart ornamented with three large compass roses orienting north to the right. Two sheets joined as issued.
References: Kershaw #523.
Minor binding damage at centerfold and at paper edges including a tiny loss of neatline, else very good.