Fine hand color; centerfold reinforced, mended split & repair to lower left corner; very good. The primary, printed chart used by English navigators of the Caribbean during the latter part of the 17th century and the first half of the 18th century. It was published in The English Pilot, Book IV, the first English, navigational atlas specifically devoted to American waters. This chart appeared in the first edition of this atlas in 1689 and in later editions through 1749. North is to the right on the chart, which provides the locations of anchorages and indicates shoals and wrecks. N° de ref. de la librería
Título: A Chart of the Caribe Islands.
Año de publicación: 1730
Encuadernación: No Binding
Condición del libro: Very Good
Descripción 1748. London: W. & J. Mount and T. Page, 1748. 435 x 530mm. A chart of the Lesser Antilles, orientated with north to the right, showing from Purto Rico south to Trinidad and the Gulf of Paria. This example comes from Mount & Page's 'The English Pilot. The Fourth Book Describing The West India Navigation.', the first sea atlas of America containing charts only from English sources. Nº de ref. del artículo: 15696