The World on Mercators Projection.

London: 1839. A steel engraving of the world, with original outline color. From the Edinburgh Cabinet Atlas of 1839. Showing Australia divided in half, with New Holland to the west and New South Wales to the east; and Tasmania as Van Diemens Land. With just a small coastline for the Antarctic continent, showing Palmers Land and 'Grahams Land 1832'. With Greenland attached to a mythical northern land and the Northwest Passage shown up to and including Melville Island. At the lower right: "Drawn & Engraved by J. Dower, Pentonville, London" At the center below the border: "London. Published by Henry Teesdale & Co. 302 High Holborn". On watermarked paper "J. Whatman 1838". With a center fold. Slightly toned at lower right corner, otherwise very good. Image size: 16 1/8 x 13 1/8". Paper size: 18 x 14 1/2" Item #15924

Price: $145.00

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