London: Churchill, John, 1704. Engraving. Image measures 11" x 14". Named after the patron saint of Wales, Fort St. David lies in Pulicat on the Coromandel Coast, in South East India. It served as a trading post of the British East India Trading Company. The engraving shows a bird's eye view of the fort and its layout. From Churchill's "Collection of Voyages and Travels"
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London: John Churchill, 1704. Map. Uncolored engraving. Plate measures 5 3/8" x 11 5/8". Great map of the Greenland coast from the Hudson Bay (here called King Christian's Sea and the New Sea) to Spitsbergen. Based upon Isaac la Peyrere's map of 1647, it illustrates the journey taken by the Danish explorer Jens Munk in 1619-20, who was looking for the Northwest Passage. Includes the mythical Frisland. From Churchill's "Collection of Voyages and Travels". Two creases along left side...