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Milford Haven, Captain Greenville Collins, c.1760
MILFORD HAVEN. A fine chart of Milford Haven with Haverfordwest and Pembroke. Engraved by James Moxon. The dedication to the Duke of Beaufort is displayed within a large decorative cartouche with putti, figures and coat of arms. 22 x 17 inches. Uncoloured. Good condition.
From : Coasting Pilot
Pembrokeshire, Joshua Archer, c.1840
PEMBROKESHIRE. A detailed engraved map of the county divided into hundreds and showing the railways. 9 1/8 x 6 7/8 inches. Uncoloured. Good condition.
From: Dugdales England and Wales Delineated
Milford Haven, Captain Greenville Collins, c.1740
MILFORD HAVEN. A fine engraved chart showing the entrance to Milford Haven and continuing inland to Haverford. The title is displayed within a simple panel but the dedication to His Grace Henry Duke of Beaufort is displayed within a large decorative cartouche with figures of miners and putti. A second cartouche with figures displays the scale. 22 1/4 x 17 1/2 inches. Superb hand colouring. Light crease on the left hand side of the map but otherwise fine clean condition. Mounted and framed many years ago in a gilt moulding. The frame has a few defects which could be repaired.
From: The Coasting Pilot
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