Auction 137, Lot 47

"Chart of the World on Mercators Projection", Guthrie, William

Subject: World

Period: 1794 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Black & White

Size:
10 x 7.3 inches
25.4 x 18.5 cm

This simplified map of the world shows the continental outlines with major countries and cities. North America is noted as the dominion of New Britain, Canada, United States, Louisiana and New Mexico. The discoveries of Captain Cook are illustrated in Alaska, Australia and New Zealand, and it shows Owhyhee where Captain Cook was killed. New Guinea is partly outlined. Engraved by B. Baker.

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Condition: B+

A few small holes in the left blank margin, else very good. Issued folded and now flat.

Estimate: $120 - $150

Sold for: $90

Closed on 9/14/2011

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