Greenville Collins - Lancashire, Cumberland and North Wales
An antique sea chart from the "Great Britain's Coasting Pilot" by Captain Greenville Collins who was commissioned by Charles II in 1676 and appointed by Samuel Pepys (who was then Secretary to the Admiralty), to chart the coasts of Great Britain and he produced his 'Great Britains Coasting Pilot' in 1693. The last atlas was published in1764. The last atlas was published in1764 The chart orientated with north to the right. One central compass rose from which emante a number of rhumb lines. A decorative dedication cartouche to the lower right corner. Two inset panels with perspective views of the coastline at The Great Orme, Llandudno and the Chester Bar.
Approx 57cms by 45cms.