‘PACIFIC OCEAN on Mercator’s Projection.’ by H. Cooper c.1809

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An interesting and attractive early 19th century map of the Pacific which was drawn and engraved by H. Cooper and published in John Smith’s A System of Modern Geography (London: Sherwood, Neely, & Jones 1809-1811). An interesting feature is at the time of the map’s production, geographic knowledge of southern Australia (still known as ‘New Holland’) and New Zealand was either incomplete or inaccurate.

  • This is an original copperplate engraving with later hand colour.
  • Printed area is approximately 24.3cms by 19.6cms (including imprint).
  • The map is in very good condition with decent margins. Click on image for a better view.
  • The item comes displayed in a ready to frame acid free mount.
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  • Guaranteed to be over 200 years old.
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