Blome, Richard
1685

Original Navigation Engraving by Richard Blome

Navigation

DESCRIPTION: Fine original copper-plate engraving "Navigation" from Gentleman's Recreation by Richard Blome. This plate, as many others in Blome's encyclopedia, was dedicated to an English nobleman. Show's a 17th century square-rigged sailing vessel with charts, a globe, compass and other navigation instruments.

Dedicated to George Legge, Baron of Dartmouth, Master General of the Ordnance and many other titles.

From Blome's "The Gentleman's Recreation. ... An Encyclopedy of the Arts and Sciences ... Horsemanship, Hawking, Hunting, Fowling, Fishing and Agriculture. With a Short Treatise of Cock-Fighting."

CREATOR: Blome, Richard

PUBLICATION DATE: 1685

GEOGRAPHIC AREA: England

BODY OF WATER: N/A

CONDITION: Very good.  Clean, solid. Ample margins. Strong impression.

COLORING: None

ENGRAVER: 

SIZE: 8 " x 13 "

ITEM PHYSICAL LOCATION: 88

PRICE: $300

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