Auction 140, Lot 440

"A Correct Chart of the English Channel from the No. Foreland to the Lands End…", Seale, Richard William

Subject: Britain

Period: 1745 (circa)

Publication: Tindal's Continuation of Mr. Rapin's History of England

Color: Black & White

Size:
18.8 x 15 inches
47.8 x 38.1 cm

A handsome and detailed chart of the English Channel with a large decorative cartouche, compass rose and rhumb lines. The inset maps across the top detail the Islands of Scilly, Falmouth Haven, Plymouth Sound and the Isle of Wight and adjacent Harbours.

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Condition: B

Light offsetting with a narrow bottom margin. Issued folding.

Estimate: $180 - $220

Sold for: $110

Closed on 5/23/2012

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