Cutler and Halley

1728

Scarce Antique Chart with West Coasts of Europe and Africa

A Chart of the Atlantick Ocean Showing the Coast from ye Texel to C. Cantin with ENGLAND IRELAND and the WESTERN ISLANDS

DESCRIPTION: 

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 the "Western Islands" or Azores, Britain, and the western coast of Ireland, Holland, Flanders, Normandy, Brittany, Portugal, Spain, the Strait of Gibraltar, and Morocco.

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

ENGRAVER: 

SIZE: 

23 " x 19 "

PRICE: 

$550

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