Atlantic Islands Canaries Madeira Azores Canaries Tenerife THOMSON 1817 map
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Atlantic Islands. Canaries Madeira Azores Canaries. Tenerife. THOMSON 1817 map

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TITLE/CONTENT OF MAP: 'Atlantic Islands. Cape Verde Ids. Canary Ids. Madeira Ids. Azore Ids. Road of Fayal with Porto Pin in the island of Fayal. Puerto de Naos and Puerto Cavillo in the isle of Lancarota'

A large, decorative chart of Macaronesia, consisting of the island groups of the Cape Verde Islands, the Canary Islands, the Azores & Madeira. There is a fine vignette view in the centre of the "Peak of Teneriffe" (Pico del Teide) from the sea, with a number of three-masted sailing ships. Inset bottom right is a chart of "Puerto de Naos and Puerto Cavillo in the isle of Lancarota" (now Arrecife, Lanzarote), and bottom left, a chart of the "Road of Fayal" (Horta, Ilha do Faial, Azores)

The top image on the right hand side shows the entire map. To view a close up of the map showing the level of printed detail, please click on the bottom image on the right hand side. This map is folding hence the centrefold line may show on the image below

DATE PRINTED: Published in 1817. Engraved on 16th September 1914; this date is marked on the map    

IMAGE SIZE: Approx 52.5 x 61.5cm, 20.75 x 24.25 inches (Large); Please note that this is a folding map.

TYPE: Antique early 19th century atlas map with original hand colouring

CONDITION: Good; suitable for framing. However, please note: Minor offsetting -text and/or images from the facing page have left an impression on the print. 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. We offer a no questions asked return policy.

AUTHENTICITY: This is an authentic historic map, published at the date stated above. It is not a modern copy.

VERSO: There is nothing printed on the reverse side, which is plain

FOLDING: This is a folding map.

ARTIST/CARTOGRAPHER/ENGRAVER: Drawn & engraved by Thomas Clerk for John Thomson's "New General Atlas"

PROVENANCE: "A new general atlas", consisting of a series of geographical designs, on various projections, exhibiting the form and component parts of the globe; and a collection of maps and charts, delineating the natural and political divisions of the Empires, Kingdoms, and States in the World", Edinburgh: Printed by George Ramsay and Company, for John Thomson and Company, Edinburgh; Baldwin, Cradock, and Joy, London; and John Cumming, Dublin [Thomson's New General Atlas]


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