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An 18th century chart of Barbados

Stock No. 16951 Category: Tags: , Cartographer: THORNTON, John.

Barbados.
London: W. & J. Mount and T. Page, 1748. 290 x 260mm, set in text.

£480

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A sea chart of the coasts of Barbados, with a letterpress description of the island a woodcut coastal profile underneath, from Mount & Page's 'The English Pilot. The Fourth Book Describing The West India Navigation...', the first sea atlas of America containing charts only from English sources.
It was original published by Thornton on the same plate as a chart of Bermuda, but for some reason the charts were separated, with the original title for Barbados also cut.

Additional information

Dimensions 260 × 290 mm
Cartographer

Date

1748

Extra Info

Barbados.

Publication

London: W. & J. Mount and T. Page, 1748. 290 x 260mm, set in text.

Condition

A good example.

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