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Creator:
Collins, Greenvile, active 1669-1698
Title:
Great Britain's coasting-pilot: in two parts. Being a new and exact survey of the sea-coast of England and Scotland from the river of Thames to the westward and northward; with the islands of Scilly, and from thence to Carlisle; likewise the islands of Orkney and Shetland, describing all the harbours, rivers, bays, roads, rocks, sands, buoys, beacons, sea-marks, depths of water, latitude, bearings and distances from place to place; the setting and flowing of the tides; with directions for the knowing of any place, and how to harbour a ship in the same with safety. With directions for coming into the channel between England and France. By Captain Greenville Collins, hyrdographer in ordinary to the King's most excellent majesty.
Published/Created:
London, Printed for J. Mount, T. Page and W. Mount, 1776.
Physical Description:
[2], 30 p., [1], 49 leaves of plates (part double) : charts and profiles, 53 cm.
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Atlas 7 (Folio A)
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Classification:
Books
Notes:
With an added engraved title page.
Text printed in two columns.
BAC: British Art Center copy bound in contemporary (?) cloth. Inscribed: Charles Stewart.
Subject Terms:
Navigation -- Great Britain -- Early works to 1800.
Pilot guides -- Great Britain -- Early works to 1800.
Stewart, Charles -- Autograph.
Form/Genre:
Nautical charts.
Engravings -- 1776.
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