Antique Map of the World by Anson (1749)

  • Condition: Good, general age-related toning. Original folding lines. Minor wear, some foxing. Blank verso, please study image carefully.
  • Date: 1749
  • Overall size: 42.5 x 27 cm.
  • Image size: 40 x 22 cm.

€ 309,50($ 364.25 / £ 282.60)

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.. Antique Map of the World by Anson (1749)

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.