Auction 169, Lot 455

"A Correct Chart of the German Ocean from the North of Scotland to the Start Point, on the Coast of Great Britain; and from So. Bygden on ye Coast of Norway...", Seale, Richard William

Subject: Northern Europe, North Sea

Period: 1745 (circa)

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

Color: Hand Color

14.8 x 18.6 inches
37.6 x 47.2 cm

This finely engraved chart provides excellent coastal detail and notes the shallow banks in the sea. Includes a compass rose at center with rhumb lines and a rococo title cartouche.

References: Shirley (BL Atlases) G.RAP-2a #16.

Condition: B+

Issued folding with a fleur-de-lis watermark, faint foxing, and an archivally repaired centerfold separation that enters 1"into map at left. Remargined at left to accommodate framing.

Estimate: $200 - $230

Sold for: $100

Closed on 9/12/2018