Sold by J. Boydell Engraver at the Unicorn the Corner of Queens Street in Cheapside and R. Sayer Map & Printseller at the Roe Buck facing Fetter Lane Fleet Street 1755.
Engraving, paper watermarked with very large margins, very rare. Plate 319 x 460mm (12½ x 18"). impression faint along
A view of Portsmouth Harbour and Porchester Castle to the right, from Portsdown Hill; His Majesty's Royal Navy setting sail. A very fine view showing the English Fleet. From "A Collection of One Hundred Views In England and Wales". John Boydell's 'Collection of Views' was made after he turned from engraver to print publisher in 1767. The first collection was issued in 1770, and included some plates by printmakers other than himself.
[Ref: 29391] £350.00