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The English pilot : part V, describing the sea-coasts, capes, head-lands, bays, roads, harbours, rivers, ports ... : together with the soundings, sands, shoals, rocks and dangers, on the West-coat [sic] of Africa : from the Straits of Gibralter to the Cape of Good Hope ...

The third edition, with new additions
London : Printed for William Mount and Thomas Page, on Tower-Hill, MDCCXXXIX [1739]
Physical Description:
1 atlas ([2], 42 pages, [19] leaves of plates) : illustrations, maps ; 46 cm
Rare Books and Manuscripts
(Folio A) Atlas 29f
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
Maps & Atlas (printed)
Scales differ
Adams, T.R. English maritime books printed before 1801, 995
BAC: British Art Center copy bound in later calf. The reverse of the plate depicting Arguin bears a chart drawn in black ink titled: "The projection of the Mercator's chart from the Latde. of 20°0ʹ00 to the Latde. of 50°0ʹ00 N. containing 15° of Wt. Longde. and 10° of Et. Longitude, 1733." The reverse of this sheet bears various calculations and the signature of Geo. Carnegie.
Subject Terms:
Africa -- Maps.
Carnegie, George -- Autograph.
Nautical charts -- Africa.
Pilot guides -- Africa.
Nautical charts.
Woodcuts -- 1739.
Etchings -- 1739.
Seller, John, active 1658-1698.
T. Page and W. Mount, publisher.

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