27.5 x 20 cm (10.5 x 8 inches).
Shows Russia, India, Tibet, Persia, Arabia, China, Japan. Borneo, New Guinea, Java etc.
Mapmaker: George Kearsley. Date: 1802. Map made before Hong Kong existed
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)|