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SELLER, J. - A chart of the Seacoasts from the landsend of England to Cape Bonna Esperanca.
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A chart of the Seacoasts from the landsend of England to Cape Bonna Esperanca. - SELLER, J.
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Title : A chart of the Seacoasts from the landsend of England to Cape Bonna Esperanca..
Map maker : SELLER, J..
Date : London, 1675.
Size : 17.9 x 22.6 inches. / 45.5 x 57.5 cm.
Colouring : In attractive strong original colours.
Description :This rare "slave-trade" sea chart depicts the West coast of Africa from Egypt along to the Cape of Good Hope. In upper right corner scales in English, French, Dutch and Spanish. According to the title it features the route from England to the Cape of Good Hope. In upper part the arms of, and dedication to the Royal African Company of England.
The features of the coast are named in great detail, and the seas are elegantly traversed by loxodromes. The map is oriented with the east towards the top of the map.
In 1671, London mapmaker John Seller (1630 - 1697) commenced work on English Pilot, a publication which he hoped would challenge the Dutch dominance of the market for sea charts and atlases. Seller envisioned a work in four books, covering different regions of the globe. Part I, describing northern navigation and published in 1671, was followed the next year by Part II covering southern navigation. In 1675 Part III, also known as Oriental Navigation, was printed though incomplete.
Seller lacked the necessary capital to complete the mammoth undertaking, and in 1679 sold his rights to John Thornton (1641-1708), the official hydrographer to the English East India Company. ¤
Condition : Margins cut close, as issued. A good and dark impression.
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