Maps, Australia, Southeastern Asia, Hawaiian Islands, South Pole
"Southern Hemisphere Projected on the Plane of the Horizon of London". Copper etching by J. & G. Menzies after Geo. Buchanan for "Thomson's New General Atlas", published in 1816. Original hand coloring.
This very interesting map shows the southern hemisphere with the South Pole shown in sketchy form. Notice Australia and Southeastern Asia on the upper left side. In the upper right part of the map are the Sandwich Islands (Hawaiian Islands). On the lower right is the southern part of South America. Lines show the various exploration routes of early explorers.
Map has browning on left margin, especially in the upper and lower corners. Horizontal centerfold. Lower margin edge is a bit frayed on right side. In upper margin is a light brown line.General condition is Better than Good.
Page size: 61 x 53.5 cm ( 24 x 21 ")
Diameter of map: 50 cm ( 19.6 ")