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A New Projection Of The Western Hemisphere Of The earth On A Plane

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A New Projection Of The Western Hemisphere Of The earth On A Plane : J. Hardy / F. Newbery

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An unusual projection showing the Americas, much of the Pacific and, in detail, the West Indies, in two oval projections. The map was engraved by Thomas Bowen and published by F. Newbery, husband of Elizabeth Newbery, one of the leading educational publishers of the period - very early in the history of children's educational printing. The design was created by one J. Hardy - Teacher of Mathematics & Writing Master at Eton College.
mapmakers: J. Hardy F. Newbery
place and date of publication: London 1776
medium and colour: copperplate, coloured
size in mm: 240 by 230mm (9.5 by 9 inches).
ref: 44093

Price: £ 260£ 130

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