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Lindsay - A New and Correct Chart of Cork Harbour with the Old Head of Kinsale

Lindsay, The Rev. John.

[A New and Correct Chart of Cork Harbour (This is the rare 18th century Map of Cork Harbour which also shows Haulbowline Island, which is the original location of “The Royal Cork Yacht Club”, later “The Water Club of the Harbour of Cork”, the Map shows also the Old Head of Kinsale, Crosshaven Harbour, Haulbowline Island, Curraghbinny, Spike Island, Ringaskiddy etc.)] – Correct Title of the Map: “A New and Correct Chart of the Harbour of Corke by the Revd. J. Lindsay, Late of His Majesty’s Ship Fougueux”. There is an inset Map showing “A Continuation of Corke Harbour from a smaller Scale”. The scale of this reads “A Scale of three English”. Below the chart is a coastal profile entitled “A View of the Land from the Old Head of Kinsale to Hawks Rock, the Old Head W b S 7 Miles. Cork Harbour mark’d *. ″

Original, hand-coloured copper engraving on extra thick paper / Better paper – edition [differing from all other versions of this map we ever handled, this is only the second version of this high-quality version of this Map we encountered], possibly an admiralty issue since it was dedicated to the Office of the Lord High Admiral of Great Britain. London, Sold by W. & I. Mount, T. & T. Page on Tower Hill, [c. 1759]. Beautifully mounted and framed. Size of the actual map: c. 62 cm wide x 52 cm high. Spectacular, unusually excellent condition of this rare, hand-coloured seachart of Cork Harbour with the Old Head and clear geography of Little Island, Poor Head, Ringaskiddy, Cork’s Natural Harbour, Crosshaven, Haulbowline, Spike Island, Cloyne, etc. / Price includes worldwide free shipping per UPS Courier !

EUR 2.800,-- 

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