Auction 171, Lot 775

"[Facsimile] The English Pilot - The Fourth Book", Thornton & Seller

Subject: References, Facsimile Atlas

Period: 1967 (published)


Color: Black & White

12.3 x 20 inches
31.2 x 50.8 cm

Facsimile atlas of The English Pilot The Fourth Book (originally published in 1689) from the Theatrum Orbis Terrarum series, published in 1967. This was the first sea-atlas to focus exclusively on American waters. It feature 15 double-page and 5 full-page charts. 148 pages, with bibliographical note by Coolie Verner. Elephant folio, hard boards bound in red cloth with dust jacket.


Condition: A

Contents very good, with some creasing and a short marginal tear to the West Indies chart. Covers are also very good, with a small dent in the back cover. Dust jacket has light soiling and a small tear on back cover.

Estimate: $240 - $300

Sold for: $120

Closed on 2/6/2019