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An early English chart of the east coast of Newfoundland on two sheets

Stock No. 15528 Category: Tag: Cartographer: SOUTHWOOD, Henry.

The Coast of New Found Land From Cape-Raze to Cape St-Francis. The Coast of New Found Land From Salmon Cove to Cape Bonavista.
London: W. & J. Mount and T. Page, 1748. Two sheets conjoined, total 430 x 1030mm.

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The east coast of Newfoundland from Bonavista south to Trepassy, orientated with north to the right. Insets show St John's Harbour and Trinity Harbour.
The chart was engraved by James Clark and first published in John Thornton's 'Atlas Maritimus' in 1676. This example was published in an edition of Mount & Page's 'The English Pilot. The Fourth Book Describing The West India Navigation... Also, a New Description of Newfoundland, New-England, New-York, East and West New Jersey, Dellevar-Bay, Virginia, Maryland, and Carolina'. This was the first sea atlas of America containing charts only from English sources.

Additional information

Dimensions 1030 × 430 mm
Cartographer

Date

1748

Extra Info

The Coast of New Found Land From Cape-Raze to Cape St-Francis. The Coast of New Found Land From Salmon Cove to Cape Bonavista.

Publication

London: W. & J. Mount and T. Page, 1748. Two sheets conjoined, total 430 x 1030mm.

Condition

A good example.

References

KERSHAW: 240 & 242.