"A Map of the Country Thirty Degrees Round the North-Pole", Trusler, John
Subject: North Pole
Period: 1788 (published)
Publication: The Habitable World Described…
Color: Hand Color
7.3 x 7.8 inches
18.5 x 19.8 cm
This uncommon copper-engraved polar projection depicts Greenland connected to North America, which is left blank with the exception of a few coastal place names and a mention of the Copper Indians. The boundary of ice discovered in 1773 is noted. Engraved by Samuel John Neele.
References: Kershaw #485; McCorkle (18th Century British & American Geog. Books) #389 .
Issued folding with light offsetting, and trimmed close to neatline at bottom with loss of engraver's imprint.