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John Thomson:  Northern Hemisphere Projected On The Plan of The Horizon of London By Geo. Buchanan

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Title: Northern Hemisphere Projected On The Plan of The Horizon of London By Geo. Buchanan

Map Maker: John Thomson

Place / Date: Edinburgh / 1816

Coloring: Hand Colored

Size: 21 x 18 inches

Condition: VG

Price: $245.00

Inventory ID: 47486


Description:

Interesting and highly detailed map of the Northern Hemisphere, published by John Thomson.

Includes an unusual orientation such that all of Asia, Europe, Africa and North America are shown.

Includes the tracks from Cook's voyages, along with dates and direction of his course. A very attractive and interesting map, illustrating the still incomplete knowledge of the polar regions and the northwest passage.

One of the best large format English maps of the period.


Condition Description: Small light stain at upper left corner.


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Maps of Alaska
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Maps of the Northern Hemisphere
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