27.5 x 20 cm (10.5 x 8 inches).
Shows New Zealand,whose coastline was mapped by Captain Cook in 1769 just 33 years before this map. Hawaii named Owyhee where Capt. Cook was killed. Australia named New Holland
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.
|Paper Size||27.5 x 20 cm (10.5 x 8 inches)|
|Main Color||Black + White|
|Size Category||21 to 30 cm (8 to 12 inches)|