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A fine detailed chart by John Stephenson and George Burn of the waters between Cornwall and the Scilly Isles. The Cornish coast from The Lizard to Cape Cornwall is depicted along with 7 coastal profiles upper right. In 1794 the firm of Laurie and Whittle took over the successful business of Robert Sayer. However not reliant on Sayer’s own maps and charts they supplemented them with many new ones such as this chart. ‘Scarcer Maps of the Isles of Scilly’ no. 20 (earlier state by Sayer); not in Palmer (1963); Sanderson (1971) 379 no. 76.
LAURIE, Robert & WHITTLE, James

A Chart of the Chops of the Channel to the South of Scilly Islands; Containing the West Coast of Cornwall, and Scilly Islands, Corrected from the Survey Made by Order of the Trinity House 1795

London, 1795
510 x 690 mm., with some light offsetting of the title lower right otherwise in very good condition.
Stock number: 6060

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