Stow, John: The Custom House, 1755. This panoramic hand coloured copper engraving of the Custom House London is from Stow’s Survey of London. A lively Thames view of boats alongside the Customs House with cargo awaiting dispatch on the dockside. Page size approx. 390mm x 240mm, plate size 335mm x 200mm. Some residual of mounting tape to outer blank edges not affecting engraved area or platemark, otherwise very good condition, clean and bright condition suitable for re-framing and display. Please contact me at enquiries(Replace this parenthesis with the @ sign)rozhulse.com if you would like to more about this item.
Collins, Capt. Greenville: Netherlands, Untitled map of Holland, Flanders and Eastern England. Ca 1753. Copper engraved chart. Size approx 600mm x 480mm. Good margins, hand coloured, good impression on heavy paper. Coast line of Flanders at Calles [Calais] to Der Scheling [Terschelling]of the West Frisian Islands and then Eastern England Margate in Kent to Burnham Flats in Norfolk. Much detail is given of the Thames estuary and Rotterdam soundings. Depth soundings and rhumb lines indicated. A compass rose is set at the centre of the Chart. Title cartouche “To the Honourable Sir john Ashby Kt. Admiral of the Blew/ This is most humbly dedicated and presented by Capt G Collins”. Some age soiling to edges, one small tear, without loss and repaired to centre fold area. A scarce, attractive sea chart in good, bright condition suitable for display. Please contact me at enquiries(Replace this parenthesis with the @ sign)rozhulse.com if you would like to more about this item.