PACIFIC ISLANDS. Polynesia Hawaii Samoa Fiji Tonga Tahiti Cook. SDUK 1857 map

PACIFIC ISLANDS. Polynesia Hawaii Samoa Fiji Tonga Tahiti Cook. SDUK 1857 map

Product SKU: P-7-016845

Price £66.99

'POLYNESIA, OR ISLANDS IN THE PACIFIC OCEAN. Mariana or Ladrones, Pelew Islands. or Palaos, Gilbert Islands. or Scarborough Range, Marshall Islands, Otdia or Romanzoff Group, Galapagos Islands, Marquesas Islands or Mendana Archipelago, Sandwich Islands, Samoa or Navigator Islands, Fiji Islands, Tonga or Friendly Islands, Tonga-Tabou Island; The Low Archipelago (inc Society Islands), Otaheite or Tahiti, Cooks or Hervey Isles, Pitcairn Island, Juan Fernandez, Admiralty Isles, New Ireland or Tombar

TITLE/CONTENT OF MAP: 'POLYNESIA, OR ISLANDS IN THE PACIFIC OCEAN. Mariana or Ladrones, Pelew Islands. or Palaos, Gilbert Islands. or Scarborough Range, Marshall Islands, Otdia or Romanzoff Group, Galapagos Islands, Marquesas Islands or Mendana Archipelago, Sandwich Islands, Samoa or Navigator Islands, Fiji Islands, Tonga or Friendly Islands, Tonga-Tabou Island; The Low Archipelago (inc Society Islands), Otaheite or Tahiti, Cooks or Hervey Isles, Pitcairn Island, Juan Fernandez, Admiralty Isles, New Ireland or Tombara, New Britain or Birara, Salomon (Solomon) Islands, Santa Cruz Islands, Vanikoro Island'

The map includes numerous comments about the dates of discovery of each island, the names of the explorers who discovered the islands and other later visitors, the perceived characteristics of the native peoples, and the availability of raw materials and tradeable products.

DATE PRINTED: 1857    

IMAGE SIZE: Approx 34.5 x 40.5cm, 13.5 x 16 inches (Large)

TYPE: Antique steel engraved map with original hand colouring

CONDITION: Good; suitable for framing. Please check the scan for any blemishes prior to making your purchase. 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

ARTIST/CARTOGRAPHER/ENGRAVER: Engraved by J & C Walker

PROVENANCE: "The Family Atlas under the superintendence of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge", published by Edward Stanford, London

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