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The English pilot : part I, describing the sea-coasts, capes, headlands, bays, roads, harbours, rivers, and ports : together with the soundings, sands, rocks and dangers in the southern navigation upon the coasts of England, Scotland, Ireland, Holland, Flanders, Spain, Portugal, to the streights-mouth, with the coasts of Barbary, and off to the Canary, Madera, Cape de Verde, and Western Islands : shewing the courses and distances from one place to another, the setting of the tides and currents, the ebbing and flowing of the sea, &c.
London : Printed for William Mount and Thomas Page, at the Postern on Tower-Hill, MDCCXLI [1741]
Physical Description:
1 atlas ([2], 92 pages, [44] leaves of plates) : illustrations, 22 maps ; 47 cm
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Folio A 2023 21
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
Maps & Atlas (printed)
Scales differ.
Depths shown by soundings. Relief shown pictorially in some maps.
Includes profiles.
List of geographical atlases in the Library of Congress, 2842, 3496
Adams, T.R. English maritime books printed before 1801, 869
BAC Folio A 2023 21: Boun d in later calf. Armorial bookplate: The Earl of Northesk. Autograph: Northesk.
Subject Terms:
Coasts -- British Isles.
Coasts -- Europe.
Navigation -- British Isles.
Navigation -- Europe.
Northesk Earl of -- Bookplate.
Nautical charts.
Pilot guides.
W. Mount and T. Page, publisher.

  • Plates: [1]. A draught of the sands, shoals, buoys, beacons & sea marks from the coast of the England from the south Foreland to Orford
  • [2]. A chart for the Newcastle trade describeing the sea coasts of England from the south foreland to New-Castle wth. the soundings, sands, shoals, harbours, buoys, beacons and seamarks upon the said coast
  • [3]. A new chart of the sea coast of Scotland with the islands thereof
  • [4]. A chart of the seacoasts of England, Flanders & Holland shewing all the sands, shoals, rocks and dangers, the bayes, roads, harbours, buoyes, beacons and seamarks on the said coasts
  • [5]. A new and correct chart of the sea coast of England, Scotland & Ireland
  • [6]. A new & correct draught of the channell between England & France shewing ye sands, shoales, depth of water & anchorage on ye said coasts with the setting of the tydes and the time of high water
  • [7]. A chart of the coasts of Ireland and part of England
  • [8]. The channel and city of Dublin
  • [9]. A chart of the seacoasts of Ireland from Dublin to London-derry
  • [10]. A chart of the north-west coast of Ireland from Lough Swilly to Slyne Head
  • [11]. A chart of the Bay of Galloway and River Shannon
  • [12]. The south-west coast of Ireland from Dungarvan to the River Shannon
  • [13]. The harbour of Corke
  • [14]. The sea coast of France from Ushent to Olone
  • [15]. The sea coasts of France from Olone to Cape Machiacaca in Biscay
  • [16]. A chart of the sea coasts Biscay and Gallicia between Cape Machicaca and Cape de Pinas and from Cape de Pinas to Cape de Finisterre
  • [17]. A sea chart of part of the coasts of Gallisia and Portugal from Cape de Finisterre to the Burlings and from the Burlings to Cape de St. Vincent
  • [18]. A chart of the sea coasts of Algrave and Andalusia between Cape St. Vincent and the Strait of Gibralter and C. Spartel
  • [19]. A chart of the sea coast from England to the streights
  • [20]. A chart of the coast of Barbaria with the Western, Canaria & Cape de Verd Isles
  • [21]. The Western Isles
  • [22]. A chart of the Islands of Cape Verd.

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