Description: Antique map titled 'Nieuwe Wereld Kaart waar in de Reizen van den Hr. Anson rondsom de Wereld'. Original antique map of the world on Mercator's Projection from a Dutch edition of Anson's voyages. The map includes California as an Island, an incomplete Australia which connects to New Guinea, no Southern Hemisphere, Northwest passage, no New Zealand and a host of other cartorgraphic misconceptions. Shows Anson's tracks around the world. This map originates from 'Reize rondsom de Werreld (..)' by George Anson, published 1749.
Artists and Engravers: Admiral of the Fleet George Anson, 1st Baron Anson, PC, FRS (23 April 1697 – 6 June 1762) was a Royal Navy officer.
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