Double hemisphere World Map Capt. Cook tracks 1811 John Cary lovely large mapBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
The Western Hemisphere.
The Eastern Hemisphere.
(Double Hemisphere World Map).
Issued c.1811, London by John Cary. Showing the detailed tracks of Capt. Cook's voyages, with specific dates Across the map are numerous small engraved annotations regarding dates of discovery and events such as the death of Cook on Hawaii. Most of African interior empty and labelled Parts Unknown.
Monumental, very attractive and desirable early 19th century antique engraved folio sheet map. With beautiful original full hand color. Splendid small wall map size.
Some light typical offsetting or age spotting which is not visually offensive, map remains attractive and well preserved with a fine patina and visual appeal.
Original fold line as issued.
Sheet measures c. 21 3/8"H x 40"W.
Printed area measures c. 18"H x 34 5/8"W.
Philips, Atlases in Library of Congress , 714.
Tooley's Dictionary of Mapmakers , vol. 1, p. 239.
Fordham, John Cary.
Map Collector 43, pp. 40-47 (Cary Family) and #57, pp. 32-7 (English Atlas).