'THE WORLD, ON MERCATORS PROJECTION.' by John Dower c.1836

'THE WORLD, ON MERCATORS PROJECTION.' by John Dower c.1836
SKU: dowefm/worl/001

An interesting and attractive 19th century map of the World (on Mercator's Projection) which was drawn and engraved by John Dower and published in Charles F. Partington's The British Cyclopaedia of Literature, History, Geography, Law, and Politics (London: Orr & Smith, 1836).

  • This is an original steel engraving with later hand colour.
  • Printed area is approximately 26.1cms by 21.7cms (including imprint).
  • The map is in very good condition; vertical folds, as issued. Click on image for a better view.
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  • Guaranteed to be over 175 years old.