42 x 26 cm (10.5 x 16 inches).
Fold out, large map. Arctic ocean name Frozen Ocean. Also shows bordering regions of Sweden, Finland, Turkey, Black Sea and Circassia
Mapmaker: George Kearsley. Date: 1802.
This beautiful antique map is from a the first edition of the rare "English Encyclopedia", made for George Kearsley in London in 1802. Its full title was "The English Encyclopedia being a collection of treatises and a dictionary of terms illustrative of the arts and sciences compiled from modern authors of the first eminence in the different branches of science." This is an original antique map, not a reproduction, and is in excellent condition considering it is over 200 years old. It was made by printing from an engraved printing plate, and finished with hand painted colors.
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|Paper Size||42 x 26 cm (10.5 x 16 inches)|
|Size Category||41 to 50 cm [16 to 20 inches]|