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The Description and Uses Of a New and Correct Sea-chart Of the Western and Southern Ocean, Shewing the Variations of the COMPASS

$800$650
Auction: American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2900T Location: Boston Date / Time: June 01, 2016 12:00PM

Description:

The Description and Uses Of a New and Correct Sea-chart Of the Western and Southern Ocean, Shewing the Variations of the COMPASS, as observed by Edmund Halley, 1700, from the English Pilot, Published and Sold by W. Mount & T. Page on Tower Hill, London, c. 1750, with printed text attached to sides, showing all or parts of four continents, a compass at center, and many place names on all continents, 25 x 30 3/4 in. (sheet).
Estimate $800-1,200


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Edmund Halley, London