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Collins, Greenvile, active 1669–1698
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.
London : Printed for J. Mount, T. Page, and W. Mount, on Tower-Hill MDCCLXXVI [1776]
Physical Description:
1 atlas ([2], 30 pages, [95] leaves of plates) : 49 maps ; 53 cm
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Folio A 2023 5
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
Maps & Atlas (printed)
Scales differ.
The 95 leaves of plates comprise the frontispiece, four maps on single leaves, and 45 maps on double plates (folded at the inner margin). Three of the double plate maps are printed across two affixed sheets.
Depth shown by soundings.
BAC: British Art Center copy bound in contemporary (?) cloth. Autograph: Charles Stewart.
Subject Terms:
Coasts -- Great Britain.
Harbors -- Great Britain.
Navigation -- Great Britain -- Early works to 1800.
Stewart, Charles -- Autograph.
Nautical charts.
Pilot guides.

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