"Chart of the World on Mercator's Projection", Johnston, Alexander K.
Period: 1843 (circa)
Publication: National Atlas
Color: Hand Color
23.4 x 19.3 inches
59.4 x 49 cm
This detailed map of the world is centered on the Pacific Ocean, and shows the tracts of Captain Cook's voyages in the Southern Hemisphere. A rudimentary outline of Antarctica is shown, with the interior labeled "part of the supposed southern continent." A decorative piano key border embellishes the map.
On sturdy paper with light toning along the centerfold and some minor spots.