The Chiefe Harbours of the Islands of Orkney / 1698 Map / Collins (1 of 2)
The Chiefe Harbours of the Islands of Orkney / 1698 Map / Collins (2 of 2)

The Chiefe Harbours of the Islands of Orkney / 1698 Map / Collins

Ref: Orkney / LA2545

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Description

“The Chiefe Harbours of the Islands of Orkney ' . . . .. are most humbly Presented & Dedicated to Capt. Will Bond by Capt. Greenville Collins, Hydrographer to the King.” London 1698. From Great Britain's Coasting Pilot, first published in 1693 by Capt. Greenville Collins, the first hydrographer appointed by the Admiralty, to survey the coasts of England, Scotland, Wales and adjacent islands Large plate chart/map in excellent condition slight aging to the fold full page no tears or holes. London 1698. Coloured. 17¼X22. Very striking chart of the Orkney Islands off the northern coast of Scotland, shows the region from Pomona & Kirkwall to Rowsay.Includes Shapinsha (Shapinsay), Eglesha, Wyre, Garsay & Green Island. Two inset charts are depicted at base of chart, one showing Pomona Harbour & Dear Sound, Mulhead, Nestin & Linknesse. The other showing Hoy & Hoy Mouth with Stromnesse & Cairston. Also includes 5 landfall approach views of the approaches to Mulhead, Faire Isle, the Maiden Papp's & Dunkins Bay Head £280 inc delivery unmounted, unframed.


Measurements

Height : 530 mm - 20.87 in

Width : 620 mm - 24.41 in

Condition

slight aging to the fold full page no tears or holes. The pic has been lit to accentuate the toning... it would clean

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