The World on Mercator's Projection shewing the voyages of Captain Cook around
Antique engraved map by J Rapkin, published by John Tallis. Original outline
hand colour, decorative border, and attractive inset vignette views, 1849
Title of map: 'The World on Mercator's Projection shewing the voyages of
Captain Cook around the World'
The image below shows an enlarged cross section from the centre of the map to
show the level of printed detail. This map is folding hence the centrefold line
may show on the image below:
The track's of Cook's first, second and third voyages are shown, along with
DATE PRINTED: 1849
IMAGE SIZE: Approx 25.0 x 33.0cm, 10 x 13 inches (Large); Please note that
this is a folding map.
ARTIST/CARTOGRAPHER/ENGRAVER: Map drawn and engraved by J. Rapkin. Published
by John Tallis & Co
PROVENANCE: "The British Colonies' their history, extent, condition and
resources", by Montgomery Martin Esq. Published by John Tallis & Company,
London & New York [British Colonies]
TYPE: Antique engraved map by J Rapkin, published by John Tallis. Original
outline hand colour, decorative border, and attractive inset vignette views
VERSO: There is nothing printed on the reverse side, which is plain
CONDITION: Good; suitable for framing. However, please note: The image shown
may have been taken from a different example of this map than that which is
offered for sale. The map you will receive is in good condition but there may
be minor variations in the condition from that shown in the image which may
include some light spotting. This map was coloured by hand at the time of
publication, thus the colouration may vary slightly between different examples
of the map; the colouring applied to the map you receive may differ slightly
from that shown in the image. Please check the scan for any blemishes prior to
making your purchase. Please contact us if you would like to arrange to view
this map. Virtually all antiquarian maps and prints are subject to some normal
aging due to use and time which is not obtrusive unless otherwise stated. I
offer a no questions asked return policy - see below.
AUTHENTICITY: This is an authentic historic print, published at the date
stated above. I do not offer reproductions. It is not a modern copy. The term
original' when applied to a print means that it was printed at the first or
original date of publication; it does not imply that the item is unique.
Print' means any image created by applying an inked block to paper or card
under pressure by any method including wood engraving, steel engraving,
copperplate, wood cut and lithography.
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impresiones antiguas. E and OE. Force Majeure. English law shall apply.
RETURNS POLICY: I offer a no questions returns policy. All I ask is that you
pay return shipping and mail back to me in original condition, suitably packed
insured, within 14 days of receipt.