Geography. A Map of the World in three Sections...the Polar Regions to the Tropics in which are traced the Tracts of Lord Mulgrave and Captain Cook Towards the North & South Poles and the Torrid Zone or Tropical Regions with the New Discoveries in the South Seas. Bowen, A. Bell sculpt.

Geography. A Map of the World in three Sections...the Polar Regions to the Tropics in which are traced the Tracts of Lord Mulgrave and Captain Cook Towards the North & South Poles and the Torrid Zone or Tropical Regions with the New Discoveries in the South Seas.

London: ca 1795. Polar projections of both the North and South Pole, over a mercator projection of the equator. The map notably tracks Cook's 2nd voyage, in which he was the 1st to cross the Antarctic Circle. Also tracks Capt. Phipps, "now Lord Mulgrave". Copper engraving, 17 x 9 1/2", sml. margin, contemporary folds, left edge ruffled, minor amount of loss to extreme left edge of projection of equator, o/w very nice. Item #22392

Price: $275.00

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