1. Ushant... 6. Calshot Castle at the entrance of Southampton River. 7. Hurst Castle. 8. The Start, West. 9. The Start W.N.W.
Engrav'd for I.T. Serres's Little Sea Torch, & Publish'd by him, London, 1801.
Aquatint, printed in blue and hand finished. 420 x 260mm, 16½ x 10¼". Occasional spots.
Nine finely-coloured coastal profiles on one sheet, five of Ushant in Britanny from different bearings, two castles built by Henry VIII to guard the Solent, and Start Point, a headland near Salcombe in Devon. Published in Serres's scarce marine pilot, 'The Little Sea Torch', an acknowledged English edition of Bougard's 'Le Petit Flambeau de la Mer', although extensively revised by Serres.
Abbey Life: 344.
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