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Record title

A new map of the world on Mercator's projection with the tracks of the most celebrated & recent navigators / engraved by John Dover, Pentoville.

Call numbers

MC 100/1845/1

Record identifier

74VKVRkoE6PX

A new map of the world on Mercator's projection with the tracks of the most celebrated & recent navigators / engraved by John Dover, Pentoville.

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https://collection.sl.nsw.gov.au/record/74VKVRkoE6PX

A new map of the world on Mercator's projection with the tracks of the most celebrated & recent navigators / engraved by John Dover, Pentoville.

Full title

A new map of the world on Mercator's projection with the tracks of the most celebrated & recent navigators / engraved by John Dover, Pentoville.

Publisher

London Henry Teesdale & Co., 2 Brunswick Row, Queens Square 1845.

Call Numbers

MC 100/1845/1

Record Identifier

74VKVRkoE6PX

Language

English

Formats

Physical Description

Cartographic data

Scale approximately 20 000 000 Mercator's projection (E 180°--W 180°/N 90°--S 90°)

Contents

1 map on 2 sheets : colour, dissected and mounted on linen ; 124 x 188 cm, folded in case to 38 x 25 cm.

Content type

cartographic image

Media type

unmediated

Carrier type

sheet

Other Descriptions

Binding Information

Maps are loosely housed within a leather cover with decorative tooling on front and back boards. A former classification number is stamped at the lower edge of the stamp. The linen, mounted maps have marbled end papers, and appear to have been at one time, pasted into the cover. Maps are stamped throughout 'B[r]ierly Hill Libraries".

Publication information

Publisher

London Henry Teesdale & Co., 2 Brunswick Row, Queens Square 1845.

More information

SCOPE AND CONTENTS

Summary

Map of the world with latest information and tracks of numerous explorers and distances from London. Among the traveller's represented on the map are Jean-Francis de Galaup La Perouse, George Vancouver, Tobias Furneaux, Matthew Flinders, Abel Janszoon Tasman, John Biscoe, Samuel Wallis, John Byron, Louis Antoine de Bougainville, William Bligh, Phil...

ALTERNATIVE TITLES

Full title

A new map of the world on Mercator's projection with the tracks of the most celebrated & recent navigators / engraved by John Dover, Pentoville.

Cover title

Teesdale's map of the world.

AUTHORS, ARTISTS AND CONTRIBUTORS

NOTES

General note

Relief shown by hachures.

Prime meridian: Greenwich.

In lower right margin: Scale for distances on every parallel of latitude, each larger division representing 100 geographical or nautic miles, subdivided into divisions of 50 miles each.

Below neat line, "Ross Jany. 12 1841".

Time Period

d1845

Date Published

1845.

CONTEXTUAL INFORMATION

Provenance

Held by the Brierlely Hill Library (U.K.), later de-accessioned and purchased by Wolverhampton Books & Collectables, approximately 2014.

Identifiers

PRIMARY IDENTIFIERS

Call Numbers

MC 100/1845/1

Record Identifier

74VKVRkoE6PX

Permalink

https://collection.sl.nsw.gov.au/record/74VKVRkoE6PX

OTHER IDENTIFIERS

MMS ID

991024075019802626

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