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The English pilot: describing the sea-coasts, capes, head-lands, soundings, sands, shoals, rocks and dangers; the bayes, roads, harbors, rivers and ports in the northern and southern navigation shewing the courses and distances ... and many other necessary things belonging to the practical part of navigation, being furnished with new and exact draughts, charts, and descriptions ... Collected for the general use of our countrymen, by Iohn Seller ...

[London, Printed by J. Darby] and are to be sold by the author at the signe of the Marriners Compass, at the Hermitage-stairs in Wapping [1671-72]
Physical Description:
2 v. in 1. illus., maps (part double), ports. 45 cm.
Rare Books and Manuscripts
(Folio A) Atlas 29a
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
BEIN Copy 1: Added map: "A chart of the sea coasts of England, Flanders & Holland" wanting.
BEIN Copy 2: "An appendix of the first book" (8 p.) wanting. Maps in different states and sequences. Added map: "Novissima totius terrarum orbis tabula".
BEIN: No. 374 in H.C. Taylor collection.
Engraved t.-p.; each vol. has also special t.-p.
According the preface, Seller had planned the work in 4 books. The Brit. Mus. Cat. v. 218, 698 lists a copy with the 3d book of which 24 p. were published.
List of geographical atlases in the Library of Congress, 3985 (book 1 only).
Wing, D.G. Short-title catalogue of books printed in England, Scotland, Ireland, Wales, and British America, and of English books printed in other countries, 1641-1700, S-2472.
Adams, T.R. English maritime books printed before 1801, 857, 896
Subject Terms:
Nautical charts -- Africa -- To 1800.
Nautical charts -- Europe -- To 1800.
Pilot guides -- Africa.
Pilot guides -- Europe.
Tighe family -- Binding (Copy 2)
Tweedale, John Hay, marquis of, 1645-1713 -- Bookplate (Copy 1).
Seller, John, active 1658-1698.

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