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PRICE, Charles.
A Correct Chart of Hispaniola with the Windward Passage Humbly Dedicated to Mr John Machin Professor of Astronomy at Gresham College.
London: William Mount & Thomas Page, c.1740. Coloured. 485 x 600mm. A few small repairs to folds. A large chart of Hispaniola and the southern Bahamas. Charles Price planned to published a maritime atlas covering the whole world, but the venture was not a success and was never completed. The British Library contains an untitled atlas containing sea charts of Britain and Europe, with this chart being the only non-European chart. Dates on the dedications are 1729 &1730. After Price's death the plates passed to Mount & Page, who engraved their names lower right.
Bookseller: Altea Antique Maps [London, United Kingdom]
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