Auction 151, Lot 26

"Hydrographical Chart of the World on Wright or Mercators Projection with Tracts of the Last Circumnavigators", Thomson, John

Subject: World

Period: 1816 (circa)

Publication: New General Atlas

Color: Hand Color

Size:
19.9 x 17.8 inches
50.5 x 45.2 cm

Handsome chart of the world showing the tracks of eighteenth century explorers, including Cook, Vancouver, Gore, La Perouse, Clerke, and others. The northwest coast of North America is still largely inaccurate but Alaska is beginning to take shape. Engraved by Robert Scott.

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Condition: B+

A bright and clean example with original color and faint toning along centerfold.

Estimate: $275 - $350

Sold for: $200

Closed on 11/19/2014

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