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CARY, John.

Chart of the World

on Mercator's Projection.

Published: London. c1809

Stock code: 66883

Price: £150

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This item is on show at 100 Fulham Road (map)

A pleasant world map by the well respected and prolific English mapseller and publisher; John Cary. The map is divided up into into a grid of squares via latitude and longitude. A number of famous maritime explorer’s routes are traced, along with the years of navigation. Map’s produced using Mercator’s Projection, are very prone to distort the actual size of places and countries like Greenland and Nova Zemla in the Russian Arctic.

Size: 260 x 410 mm. Copperplate engraving with original colour. Good condition.

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