Title: The World

By: Bowen, Thomas

Map id: 52975
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The World

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Long title:The World Including the late Discoveries by Capt.Cook and other Circumnavigators. Carefully laid down to the present time by Thos.Bowen. Copper engraving with later hand colouring. Overall size unmounted : 49.8cms x 36.2cms. Image size : 462mm x 282mm.approx. Title in decorative cartouche. Vertical creases ; See magnified image. Three marginal nicks repaired on verso (one top margin 3cms long) and one fox spot bottom right else very good condition. Finely illustrated double hemisphere map of the World with small map of the northern hemisphere bottom middle. Highly decorative, the map shows Australia (New Holland) with Diemens Land attached This is a magnificent double-hemisphere world map showing the recent discoveries in the Pacific and northern seas. The Sandwich Islands are annotated as the place where Cook was killed and the tracks of his voyages and the dates of his major discoveries are shown. New Zealand is fully formed but Tasmania is shown as being attached to Australia and the southern coast is unexplored. There are celestial and terrestrial globes at the toop corners and an orrery and compass in the bottom corners. An inset of the North Pole nestles between the hemispheres at the bottom which is balanced by the title encased in globe shape at the top. Decorative garlands swag the top, bottom and sides.

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