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Map Of The West Indies From The Best Authorities

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Antique print. Map Of The West Indies From The Best Authorities
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Map Of The West Indies From The Best Authorities
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  • Artist / Collection: George Kearsley
  • Product Code: FRP22409

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.

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Date Made 1800-1849
Paper Size 42 x 26 cm (10.5 x 16 inches)
Shape Landscape
Main Color Black/White
Size Category 41 to 50 cm [16 to 20 inches]