NEW AND IMPROVED CHART OF THE WEST INDIA OR CARRIBBEE ISLANDS DRAWN FROM THE BEST AUTHORITIES BY WILLIAM HEATHER. A,

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William Heather


New and Improved Chart of the West India or Carribbee Islands drawn from the Best Authorities by William Heather. A,

Copper plate engraving. 1795.
30 3/4 x 24 7/8" (78 x 63.3 cm) plus narrow margins.
Good condition save for some damp staining in the lower and upper left corners. Not uncommon for working sea charts. Black & white.
LOCATION: New York City

Inventory Number: 75578
Price: $1,250.00
Publisher : Published August 1st. 1808 by William Heather, at the Navigation Warehouse, No. 157 Leadenhall St. London.
A scarce large-scale sea chart of the Windward Islands. Given are shoals, tidal directions, soundings, anchorages and associated information useful to mariners. William Heather is a noted English publisher of charts. He opened his business in 1793 at 157 Lendenhall Street. His shop quickly became known as Naval Academy or Naval Warehouse. Heather is remembered for producing a fine selection of nautical charts for all parts of the world. Maps