Capt. Greenville Collins

The Islands of Scilly

Published: from Great Britain’s Coasting Pilot 1745


to include ‘ A true Description of the Setting of the Tides ‘ by Master-Gunner Abraham Tovey. 22 1/2″ x 22″ overall. full wash hand colouring.

First published in 1693 as part of Collins’ monumental survey of the coastline of the British Isles. Some marginal repairs and a few minute old worm holes do not detract from what is essentially the only obtainable 17c representation of the Scilly Islands.


Offered by Michael Morris