"Karte von Amerika nach d'Anville und Pownall Neu verzeichnet herausgeben", Reilly, Franz Johann Joseph von
Subject: Western Hemisphere
Period: 1795 (dated)
Color: Hand Color
29.75 x 23 inches
75.6 x 58.4 cm
A scarce Austrian map of the Western Hemisphere based on D'Anville and the surveys of Gov. Pownall. The attractive composition is well balanced with insets in three corners and a decorative (uncolored) title cartouche. Insets include: a map depicting Cook's discoveries in Alaska, Hudson Bay and Baffin Bay, and a very large map of the United States. The U.S. map depicts the original 13 states with four unnamed western territories, and the western boundary on the Mississippi. Von Reilly was a Viennese art dealer and map publisher who assembled three atlases between 1789-99.
Back with heavy linen, some scattered foxing and surface soil.