Map Of The West Indies From The Best Authorities
42 x 26 cm (10.5 x 16 inches).
Large folding map of Caribbean islands, Gulf of Mexico, Florida, Louisiana, Bahamas, Venezuela, Costa Rica, Honduras, Venezuela, Guyana, New Orleans etc.
Mapmaker: George Kearsley. Date: 1802. Detailed coastlines shown on Caribbean Islands. The current known today as the Gulf Stream is called The Florida Stream
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.
|Paper Size||42 x 26 cm (10.5 x 16 inches)|
|Size Category||41 to 50 cm [16 to 20 inches]|