Auction 154, Lot 30

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

Subject: World

Period: 1795 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
9.9 x 7.2 inches
25.1 x 18.3 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: A

Issued folding with minor soiling and faint toning.

Estimate: $140 - $170

Sold for: $100

Closed on 9/16/2015

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