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The English Pilot for the Southern Navigation: Describing the Sea-Coasts, Capes, Headlands, Bays, Roads, Harbours, Rivers and Ports: together with the Soundings, Sands, Rocks and Dangers on the Coast of England, Scotland, Ireland, Holland, Flanders, Spain, Portugal, to the Streight’s- Mouth; with the Coasts of Barbary, and off to the Canary, Madeira, Cape de Verde and Western Islands Shewing the Courses and Distances from one place to another; The Setting of the Tides and Currents; the Ebbing and Flowing of the Sea, &c.


  • Publisher: for Mount & Davidson on Towerhill
  • Published: 1792 , London
London: for Mount & Davidson on Towerhill, 1792, Folio [480 x 320mm], Contemporary Mottled Calf, Spine Gilt on Black, with 22 Double-Page and Folding Charts, 2 small charts, and numerous engravings of charts, navigational instruments, profiles, headlands throughout, small stain on title. A Very Fine Copy. A Splendid example of this atlas with its series of stunning maps and charts and explicit sailing directions and notations. The charts describe the River Thames, Newcastle trade routes, the coastlines and various ports of England, Scotland, Ireland, Flanders and the Netherlands, France, Portugal, Spain, the Strait of Gibraltar, the Coast of Africa including the Canary Islands and the Cape Verde Islands.

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Established in 1972 on the West Coast of Scotland, Bruce Marshall Rare Books began as specialists in rare and important books from 15th until 20th century. Our particular specialities are fine natural history books, atlases & cartography, voyages & discovery, early illustrated books, important books in the history of science and astronomy, fine works from the Kelmscott Press, old engravings and photographs. The books and manuscripts listed here are a selection of our stock.

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