"Northern Hemisphere Projected on the Plane of the Horizon of London", Thomson, John
Subject: Northern Hemisphere
Period: 1814 (circa)
Publication: Thomson's New General Atlas
Color: Hand Color
20 x 22.5 inches
50.8 x 57.2 cm
Large hemispheric map with lovely hand coloring. Centered on London and includes all of North & Central America, Africa, Asia and Europe. Comment notes that the map's "scale is quite correct only for distances from London…" Details the routes of numerous explorers. An attractive and interesting projection.
Fine, crisp impression on thick paper. Very light toning, else very good with nice coloring. An attractive and interesting projection.