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Chart of the World on Mercator's Projection Exhibiting all the New Discoveries to the present Time: with the Tracks of the most distinguished Navigators since the Year 1700, carefully collected from the best Charts, Maps, Voyages &c. Extant ... And regulated from the accurate Astronomical Observations, made in three Voyages Perform'd under the Command of Capt. James Cook by  Aaron (1750-1823) ARROWSMITH - 1799 - from Donald Heald Rare Books and Biblio.com

Chart of the World on Mercator's Projection Exhibiting all the New Discoveries to the present Time: with the Tracks of the most distinguished Navigators since the Year 1700, carefully collected from the best Charts, Maps, Voyages &c. Extant ... And regulated from the accurate Astronomical Observations, made in three Voyages Perform'd under the Command of Capt. James Cook

by ARROWSMITH, Aaron (1750-1823)

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London: A. Arrowsmith, No. 24 Rathbone Place, 1799. Engraved map, period hand-colouring in outline, printed on six full sheets and two half sheets, joined to form a pair of large folding sheets. The best world map published at the end of the 18th century, incorporating all of the discoveries made on Cook's great voyages, exhibiting new discoveries in the Pacific, as well as in the Arctic and along the northwest coast of America. Arrowsmith's first map and a major cartographic rarity.


  • Bookseller: Donald Heald Rare Books US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 24965
  • Title: Chart of the World on Mercator's Projection Exhibiting all the New Discoveries to the present Time: with the Tracks of the most distinguished Navigators since the Year 1700, carefully collected from the best Charts, Maps, Voyages &c. Extant ... And regulated from the accurate Astronomical Observations, made in three Voyages Perform'd under the Command of Capt. James Cook
  • Author: ARROWSMITH, Aaron (1750-1823)
  • Book condition: Used
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Publisher: A. Arrowsmith, No. 24 Rathbone Place
  • Place: London
  • Date published: 1799
  • Bookseller catalogs: World; World & Continents;


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