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The Mapping of North America

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This very rare English sea chart was first published in John Seller’s ‘English Pilot Third Part’ covering the Mediterranean Sea in 1677. This example was published by Mount and Page in 1747. It focuses on the waters between Corsica and Liguria and Tuscany. It extends from Nice and Monaco lower left through Genoa and Pisa. The nearby island of Elba is shown as is a portion of Sardinia. It is engraved by James Bennett whose imprint appears lower left. Shirley ‘Atlases in the BL’ M.Sell 1d no. 10 & M.M&P 7c no.18; Zacharakis, C. 2159.

The Sea Coast of Italy from Cape Delle Melle to Mount Argentato with the Island of Corsica

W & J Mount and T. Page at the Postern on Tower Hill, London, 1677-[1747]
400 x 520 mm., with recent wash colour, in very good condition.
Stock number: 8584
£ 795
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