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Herman Moll: A New Chart of the Channell between England and France

Map: GB1911
 
Cartographer: Herman Moll
Title: A New Chart of the Channell between England and France
Date: c. 1705
Published: London
Width: 22 inches / 56 cm
Height: 17 inches / 44 cm
Map ref: GB1911
Description:
Rare large chart of the Channel referencing surveys made by Edmund Halley during his temporary commission as a Royal Navy Captain in 1701. The map was published by Jeremiah Seller, a member of the famous Seller family of chart publishers and instrument makers. Charles Price, also mentioned as publisher, was a former engraver to the Seller firm who became a partner to Seller. Moll, who became an important and famous map publisher later in the 18th century is credited as the engraver on this map. [GB1911]