Auction 100, Lot 33

"A General Chart of the World on Mercator's Projection exhibiting all the New Discoveries and the Tracks, of the different Circum-Navigators", Longman Co.

Subject: World

Period: 1808 (dated)

Publication: Atlas to Cruttwell's Gazetteer

Color: Hand Color

Size:
17.5 x 13.3 inches
44.5 x 33.8 cm

Well-engraved map detailing the tracks of numerous explorers. Good detail of islands in the Pacific, the east coast of Australia and of New Zealand. No sign of Antarctica except for Sandwich Land at the 60th Parallel. Countries are named and major cities located. California is labeled New Albion. Fleur-de-lys and fancy titling.

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Condition: B

Good color and impression, full margins. Light scattered foxing.

Estimate: $150 - $250

Sold for: $140

Closed on 9/12/2002

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