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A Large Draught of the Downes Shewing the Sands Shoales Depths of Water and Anchorage with all the Leading marks to Avoide the Dangers therein surveyed by Cap.t. W.m Nunn.
A Large Draught of the Downes Shewing the Sands Shoales Depths of Water and Anchorage with all the Leading marks to Avoide the Dangers therein surveyed by Cap.t. W.m Nunn.
[Engraved by James Mynde.]
Sold by W.m Mount & T. Page on Tower Hill [n.d., c.1750].
Engraved map. 435 x 550mm (17¼ x 21¾"), on thick paper, very large margins. Paper toned.
A detailed chart of the Kent coast from Dover Castle to Margate, orientated with north to the right. An important feature is Goodwin Sands, the 10-mile-long sandbank responsible for the loss of over 2,000 ships. This map was first published by Samuel Thornton in 1723; this example was published by Mount & Page in their re-issue of the Greenvile Collins's 'Great Britain Coasting Pilot'.
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