Auction 170, Lot 37

"Geography - A Map of the World in Three Sections, Describing the Polar Regions to the Tropics In Which Are Traced the Tracts of Lord Mulgrave and Captain Cook...", Bell, Andrew

Subject: World

Period: 1786 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

16.8 x 9.1 inches
42.7 x 23.1 cm

This finely engraved double polar projection world map features a rectangular map of the tropical regions, centered on the equator, across the bottom. The southern hemisphere shows Capt. Cook's voyages of 1773, '74, and '75. The northern hemisphere focuses on the 1773 voyages of Captain Phipps, now Lord Mulgrave.


Condition: B+

Issued folding on a watermarked and slightly toned sheet with light soiling and scattered foxing. There are binding holes in the left blank margin.

Estimate: $160 - $190


Closed on 11/14/2018