C1800

A New Chart of the World on Mercator's Projection with the Tracks and Discoveries of the latest Circumnavigators.

Very detailed and up to date c.18th map of the world on Mercator’s Projection showing the tracks of Bouvet 1733, Bougainville 1768, Byron 1765 and Cook’s 1773-1779. Australia shown with east coast according to Cook and with the recently discovered … Read Full Description

$A 1,350

S/N: WM-1800-DUNN–226926
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Full Title:

A New Chart of the World on Mercator’s Projection with the Tracks and Discoveries of the latest Circumnavigators.

Date:

C1800

Condition:

In good condition.

Technique:

Copper engraving with original hand colouring.

Image Size: 

413mm 
x 300mm

Frame Size: 

710mm 
x 600mm
AUTHENTICITY
A New Chart of the World on Mercator's Projection with the Tracks and Discoveries of the latest Circumnavigators. - Antique Map from 1800

Genuine antique
dated:

1800

Description:

Very detailed and up to date c.18th map of the world on Mercator’s Projection showing the tracks of Bouvet 1733, Bougainville 1768, Byron 1765 and Cook’s 1773-1779. Australia shown with east coast according to Cook and with the recently discovered Bass Strait (1798).

 From Dunn’s New Atlas or Mundane System of Geography

Samuel Dunn (1732 - 1794)

English cartographer, mathematician and publisher of maps and atlases. He also taught astronomy and navigation at his premises in Chelsea. Little biographical information is available of Dunn other than his published works.

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