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Captain Collins" Coasting pilot

Coolie Verner

Captain Collins" Coasting pilot

a carto-bibliographical analysis.

by Coolie Verner

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Published by Map Collectors" Circle in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Collins, Greenville, fl. 1697-1693. -- Bibliography.

  • Edition Notes

    Icludes bibliographical references.

    SeriesMap collectors" series, no. 58
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsZ6003 .M3 no. 58
    The Physical Object
    Pagination47 p.
    Number of Pages47
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5516674M
    LC Control Number73497332

    Get this from a library! Great Britain's coasting-pilot. The first part: being a new and exact survey of the sea-coast of England from the River of Thames to the westward with the islands of Scilly and from thence to Carlile with directions for coming into the channel between England and France. [Greenville Collins]. Between and , Merlin was employed by Captain Greenville Collins to complete a comprehensive survey of the British coastline, published in as Great Britain's Coasting Pilot; this makes it the first British warship dedicated to marine survey work, rather than exploration.

    The main primary sources used to determine coastal routes were navigation charts included in Captain Collins' publication, Great Britain's Coasting Pilot, first published in These documents were digitised and geolocated to gain a workable understanding of the contemporary navigation techniques of . Featuring original antique maps, charts, atlases, engravings, prints and reference books.

    Parade Antiques Capt. Greenvile Collins Map Part of Devonshire - A wonderful original map of Part of Devonshire from The British Coasting Pilot by Captain Greenvile Collins, published in , by Harris. The British Coasting Pilot was commissioned by King Charles II in after a Dutch invasion of the Thames showed a weakness in our knowledge of our own coastline. The crew set up a camp called "Mount Missery," of which Collins drew a double-page topographical view, until the Prosperous came to their rescue. Greenville Collins is best known as a hydrographer in the Royal Navy and the author of Great Britain's Coasting Pilot (), the first survey of the country's coast undertaken by a Briton.


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Captain Collins" Coasting pilot by Coolie Verner Download PDF EPUB FB2

Great Britain's Coasting Captain Collins Coasting pilot book Being A New Survey of the Sea Coast By Capt. Greenville Collins Hydrographer to their Majestys The first wholly English marine atlas was Captain Grenville Collins's Great Britain's Coasting pilot, published in Under instructions from Samuel Pepys, as Secretary of Navy, Collins surveyed English coasts, harbors, and surrounding islands between and and produced charts of which 48 were engraved and printed.

Captain Collins' Coasting pilot; a carto-bibliographical analysis. [Coolie Verner] Greenville fl Collins: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Coolie Verner. Find more information about: OCLC Number: Description: 47 pages facsimiles, maps 25 cm.

Series Title: Map collectors' series, no. Reviews. Greenvile Collins ( [citation needed] – c. 25 March ) (also Captain Collins Coasting pilot book Greenvill or Greenville) was an officer of the Royal Navy and prominent hydrographer, who compiled Great Britain's Coasting Pilot, the first survey of the country's coast undertaken by a Briton.

Captain Collins' Coasting pilot;: A carto-bibliographical analysis (Map collectors' series, no. 58) Unknown Binding – 1 Jan. by Coolie Verner (Author)Author: Coolie Verner.

Title cartouche at top left surrounded by game birds. Captain Greenvile Collins was an outstanding naval officer who became 'Hydrographer to the King' before the Coasting Pilot was published.

The Coasting Pilot was the result of the first systematic survey of British coastal waters. It. Collins, Captain Greenvile (or Greenville) - Antique sea charts from Great Britain's Coasting Pilot Captain Greenvile (or Greenville) Collins was a Royal Navy officer and prominent 17th century hydrographer.

He came to the attention of King Charles II for the quality of his journal-keeping during an expedition to find a North-East passage. Description: An 18th century Chart of Dartmouth Harbour from The British Coasting Pilot by Captain Greenville Collins.

Featuring a highly decorative title cartouche. Also features an inset of Tarr Bay and three views of the headlands. Captain Greenville Collins first published his Coasting Pilot in His fine charts transformed navigation around the British coasts and were re-published in various editions for the next years or so.

They remained largely unchanged throughout this time as testament to Collins original surveys aboard HMS Merlin and HMS Monmouth. Collins arranged for the printing chosing a relatively unknown Richard Mount as agent. Pilot book in English of the coasts of Great Britain and although it received much criticism for its alleged inaccuracy it continued on sale for over a century by the family firm founded by Mount.

see (MCS 58) and Robinson ()pp40/ PART OF THE ENGLISH CHANNEL, THE THAMES AND THE EAST COAST. by Captain Greenville Collins. and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Stoneydale Pepper Street Christleton Chester CH3 7AG Telephone International 44 Accordingly, in Charles II commissioned Captain Greenville Collins to make a survey of the coasts of Great Britain, a task accomplished between and During this survey Collins completed manuscript draughts, of which forty-seven were engraved for the Coasting Pilot.

The engraving was carried out by some of the leading. An antique sea chart from the "Great Britain's Coasting Pilot" by Captain Greenville Collins who was commissioned by Charles II in and appointed by Samuel Pepys (who was then Secretary to the Admiralty), to chart the coasts of Great Britain and he produced his 'Great Britain’s Coasting Pilot' in The last atlas was published in   COLLINS, Captain Greenville Great Britain’s Coasting Pilot.

Being A New Survey of the Sea Coast By Capt. Greenville Collins Hydrographer to their Majestys Author: Collins, Greenville, fl. Title: Great Britain's coasting-pilot. The first part being a new and exact survey of the sea-coast of England from the River of Thames to the westward with the islands of Scilly and from thence to Carlile with directions for coming into the channel between England and France / by Captain Greenville Collins, hydrographer in ordinary to the King.

“A lively, intensely personal recounting of a voyage into a gifted writer's country and self.” —The New York Times Book Review “Coasting is a glorious book, written with energy, wit and a melancholy lyricism There's something wonderful on every page of this book.”The Seattle Times Post-IntelligencerReviews:   Browse our stock of large, decorative sea charts by Captain Greenvile Collins of the coastline, ports, harbours and river estuaries of the British Isles from “Great Britain’s Coasting Pilot”, the first original sea atlas to be produced by an Englishman.

This edition was published circa In spite of its name, the atlas includes charts of Ireland, as well as England, Scotland and Wales. As stated in the pasted on title, the set of charts were intended not only as a coasting pilot to England's east coast but also as a pilot for the North Sea in order to aid Britain's trade with the Baltic states.

James Imray (), worked originally in the stationery and account book publishing business. Collins’s collection of 45 maps was the first atlas of British waters to be published. Captain Collins was appointed to the task by the celebrated diarist, Samuel Pepys, acting in his official capacity as Secretary of the Admiralty.

Collins worked on the surveys for nearly a decade. Great Britain’s Coasting Pilot |. collection was eventually finished, collated and published in large folio by They were released for publication by Freeman Collins (possible a relation) as Great Britain's Coasting Pilot was initially sold by Richard Mount of London.18th century sea charts, Captain Greville Collins, seven charts from his Coasting Pilot", c" Charts of Carrickfergus (Belfast) Lough, Carlingford, Dublin Bay, Holyhead, The Menai Strait, The Scilly Isles and Kinsale Harbour.

Uncoloured engravings. The Carlingford chart 18 (46cm) high, 13" (33cm) wide; the rest, 18" (46cm) high, 23" (59cm.Captain Greenville Collins, Great Britain's Coasting Pilot, All morning the sea has been gray with rain under a sky so low that the masts of the boat have seemed to puncture the soft banks of cloud overhead.

The water is listless, with just enough wind to make .