C1854

The World on Mercators Projection Shewing the Voyages of Captain Cook Round the World.

Very decorative c.19th world map on Mercator’s Projection with the tracks of James Cook’s three voyages and two vignette views; one of the a ship possibly, the Endeavour and the other of native implements. References: Phillips, P. A List of … Read Full Description

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Full Title:

The World on Mercators Projection Shewing the Voyages of Captain Cook Round the World.

Date:

C1854

Condition:

In good condition.

Technique:

tallis

Image Size: 

335mm 
x 245mm

Frame Size: 

605mm 
x 520mm

Paper Size: 

363mm 
x 468mm
AUTHENTICITY
The World on Mercators Projection Shewing the Voyages of Captain Cook Round the World. - Antique Map from 1854

Genuine antique
dated:

1854

Description:

Very decorative c.19th world map on Mercator’s Projection with the tracks of James Cook’s three voyages and two vignette views; one of the a ship possibly, the Endeavour and the other of native implements.

References:
Phillips, P. A List of Geographical Atlases in the Library of Congress. Washington 1973 822.

Collections:
David Rumsey Collection: List No: 0466
Yale University Art Gallery: Folio A 2019 38
National Library Australia: Bib ID 1807340

John Tallis (1817 - 1836)

Bookseller and publisher of maps and atlases who produced the famous atlas of maps, 'The Illustrated Atlas, and modern history of the World'. The maps were drawn by John Rapkin (1813-1899) and were beautifully decorated with vignette views and local fauna and flora of the areas depicted. John Rapkin (1813-1899) Rapkin was a mapmaker and engraver who is best known for his superb engraving on John Tallis publications.

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