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Auction 138, Lot 475

"[Untitled - The Severn or Channell of Bristol]", Collins, Capt. Greenvile

Subject: Britain

Period: 1693 (circa)

Publication: Great-Britain’s Coasting Pilot

Color: Hand Color

21.5 x 17 inches
54.6 x 43.2 cm

This map shows the Bristol Channel, which divides Wales and the western portion of England with the city of Bristol located at the right of the image. The map is filled with rhumb lines, numerous soundings, and a key at center to important locations. At the lower right is a view depicting the return of King William III from Ireland following the Battle of Boyne and his defeat of James II. Sir Robert Southwell who accompanied King William III was the Secretary of State for Ireland at the time. The map is dedicated to Sir Southwell and decorated with his coat of arms.

References: Verner (MCC-58), #47.

Condition: B+

There is some minor soiling and extraneous creasing in the image.

Estimate: $600 - $800


Closed on 12/7/2011