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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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The Roman History & The History of the Carthaginians  [Volume VI of

[Maylor, Paul – Lord Mayor of Cork City in 1811] Compiled from Original Authors.

The Roman History & The History of the Carthaginians [Volume VI of “A Universal History from the Earliest Account of Time to the Present”]. With the following maps and illustrations: 1.S. Wheatley – “A General Map of the Roman Empire shewing the Situation of all its Provinces & ye Seats of ye Barbarous Nations on their Frontiers” (51 cm x 36 cm) / 2. The Histoorical pillar, the serpentine pillar, the porphyry pillar, the pillar of the emperor Marcian; and the Hippodrome, with the Thebean obelisk and engines, by which it was erected / 3. “The Thracian Bosporus, with Constantinople divided into wards; the outside prospect and the whole view of the Church of Santa Sophia” [Hagia Sophia from “Du Fresne Lib. 3. Pag.1”] and the whole view of the Church Santa Sophia / 4. “A Map shewing the antient situation of Carthage, Utica, Tunes, and the Carthaginian bay; with a bird’s view of the situation of antient Carthage” / 5. “Two Siculo-Punic medals; the fashion of the aqueduct near Old Carthage; and the monstrous serpent killed by the Romans on the banks of the Bagrada”.

Volume VI. Dublin, George Faulkner, 1745. 23 cm x 36 cm. VI, 871 pages. Illustrated wtih Maps, Cuts, Notes, Chronological, and Other Tables. Original Hardcover. Good condition with signs of external wear, for example front cover and spine are worn and slightly rubbed. Slight discolouration to pastedown and endpaper. A dampstain fading from titlepage towards page 81 (the stain gets progessively smaller and smaller and is overall very pale and no nuisance). Interior and also the full-page engravings in excellent condition. The wonderful large folded map of the Roman empire in excellent condition besides a faded peripheral dampstain.

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