Antique Map-SEACHART-HOLY ISLAND-BERWICK UPON TWEED-FARNE-Collins-Oetjes-1693

Price: € 242,50

Subject: Antique map, titled: 'Holy Island, Staples and Barwick.' - A map of the coast new Berwick-upon-Tweed. This includes Holy Island, Buckton, Sunderland and the Farne Islands. The map includes soundings, anchorages, shoals, and rocks. An inset map (help up by two putti) shows the surroundings of Berwick, with the mouth of Tweed River. The island indicated on Holy Island is Lindisfarne Castle. The map is South oriented.
Condition: Good, given age. Original middle fold, as issued. Browning in the middle fold. Some paper loss in the lower margin, backed with contemporary paper and acid-free archival tape. With some clusters of faint spots in the image and margins. A small crease in the lower right margin. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully.
Medium: Etching/engraving on hand laid paper.
Size (in cm): The overall size is ca. 60.1 x 48.4 cm. The image size is ca. 56.1 x 44.3 cm.
Size (in inch): The overall size is ca. 23.7 x 19.1 inch. The image size is ca. 22.1 x 17.4 inch.
Part Number: 56819
Location: BG-E1-13
Description: From Greenvile Collins' 'Great Britain's Coasting Pilot', published by Richard Mount: 1693.

Artists and Engravers: Made by 'F.W. Oetjes' after 'Greenvile Collins'. Greenvile Collins (1643-1694) was an officer of the Royal Navy and prominent hydrographer, who compiled Great Britain's 'Coasting Pilot', the first survey of the country's coast undertaken by a Briton.