Copper engraving; later hand colouring. Overall sheet size: 34.2cms x 25.9 cms; image size: 281mm x 221. Attractive and informative chart at a time when the British and French were engaged in the American War of Revolution with engagements in Europe, for example: A naval engagement off Ferrol, Spain took place in 1782 when the British ship HMS Mediator commanded by James Luttrell successfully attacks a convoy of French and American ships attempting to supply the United States. Knowledge of coasts and seas was of huge importance. Old folds as issued. Ownership stamp: T Smerham and in ms No 14 on verso of map, not visible from front. One slight edge tear bottom margin else very good condition.
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