Isle of Wight rare map 1782 Political mag. Portsmouth England harbor coastal Diving BellBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
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The Political Magazine and Parliamentary, Naval, Military, and Literary Journal, for September, 1782.
1782, London, J. Bew.
Map: A Accurate Chart of the harbour of Portsmouth of the Anchoring ground at Spit Head...Whole of the Isle of Wight...coast from Christ-Church to Chichester.
Scarce 18th century engraved map of this English island and the near-by seacoast.
Map condition: Sheet toned, light offsetting, overall clean. Couple short closed tears middle right edge near inset tab.
Periodical contains accounting and political discussion of the American Revolution, Spanish Expedition against Algiers, a full page woodcut diagram of the naval military battle on 12 April 1782 between English & French Fleets, an engraving of a diving bell, Parliamentary discussions, etc.
map sheet measures c. 13 1/4" H x 16 3/4" W. Engraved area c 11" H x 14 3/4" W.
Periodical measures: 9" H X 5 5/8" W. [disbound, some loose pages, but complete].