Cutler and Halley

1728

Halley's Antique Chart with coasts of America Europe and Africa

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A New and Correct Chart of the Atlantick Ocean Reduced describing part of the coasts of Europe, Africa and America with their adjacent islands

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Scarce antique chart by Nathaniel Cutler and Edmund Halley, the discoverer of Halley's comet. From "Atlas Maritimus & Commercialis, or a General View of the World, so Far as Relates to Trade and Navigation …". Shows the western coastline of Europe with a broad expanse of the eastern Atlantic Ocean. Includes North America, East Mexico, the Caribbean Islands (Cuba, Hispaniola, Martinique, Antigua and more), and the East Coast of Europe and of Africa.

The sea atlas "Atlas Maritimus" was a collaborative effort of a number of the leading cartographic and scientific names of the era, including English astronomer Sir Edmund Halley, John Senex, Nathaniel Cutler, and Daniel Defoe. The atlas was developed by Senex and Harris to compete with Mount & Page’s English Pilot. Published from London: James and John Knapton et al.

CREATOR: Cutler and Halley

PUBLICATION DATE: 1728

GEOGRAPHIC AREA: England

BODY OF WATER: Atlantic Ocean

CONDITION: Good.  On chain-laid paper with wide margins. Even age-toning.

COLORING: None

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SIZE: 23 " x 19 "

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PRICE: $


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