Project Description

Published in Guthrie’s “New System of Modern Geography “. London: C. Dilly & Robinson, c. 1780.

A detailed double hemisphere map of the world. Much of the Arctic is labeled as parts unknown. Cook’s discoveries of 1778 are indicated. Tasmania is still attached New Holland. A Guide to Maps of Australia in Books Published 1780-1830 p. 29 1780.02; see ESTC T206698 for similar with slightly different imprint

Map Condition: Repaired tears to right margin extending into New Holland as well as on folds, but generally a clean example. Map Type: Copperplate engraving with hand colouring in outline

Stock No: 1424
Cartographer: Kitchin, Thomas
Year: c. 1780

Height (in): 12
Width (in): 20.5
Price: $250