A map of the world on Mercators Projection. Davis Land. GENTS MAG 1755 old

A map of the world on Mercators Projection. Davis Land. GENTS MAG 1755 old

A map of the world on Mercators Projection. Davis Land. GENTS MAG 1755 old
A map of the World, on Mercators Projection. Title of map:'A map of the World, on Mercators Projection. Also marked is Davis Land, a phantom island that was believed to be located in the Pacific Ocean, near South America. It is named for the pirate Edward Davis, who supposedly sighted it in 1687. Never found again, it was also believed by William Dampier to possibly be the coast of Terra Australis Incognita. IMAGE SIZE: Approx 18.5 x 29.0cm, 7.25 x 11.25 inches (Medium); Please note that this is a folding map.

PROVENANCE: "Gentleman's Magazine and Historical Chronicle", by Sylvanus Urban, Gent. VERSO: There is nothing printed on the reverse side, which is plain. CONDITION: Good; suitable for framing.

However, please note: The image shown may have been taken from a different example of this map than that which is offered for sale. The map you will receive is in good condition but there may be minor variations in the condition from that shown in the image. Virtually all antiquarian maps and prints are subject to some normal aging due to use and time which is not obtrusive unless otherwise stated.

AUTHENTICITY: This is an authentic historic print, published at the date stated above. I do not offer reproductions. It is not a modern copy.

The term'original' when applied to a print means that it was printed at the first or original date of publication; it does not imply that the item is unique. Print' means any image created by applying an inked block to paper or card under pressure by any method including wood engraving, steel engraving, copperplate, wood cut and lithography. REMARKS: FRANCE: Gravures et Cartes anciennes. DEUTSCHLAND: Alte Lankarten und Stadt ansichten.

ITALIA: Stampe e Mappe antiche. A: Mapas antiquos y impresiones antiguas. This item is in the category "Art\Art Prints".

The seller is "richben1066" and is located in this country: GB. This item can be shipped to North, South, or Latin America, all countries in Europe, all countries in continental Asia, Australia.
A map of the world on Mercators Projection. Davis Land. GENTS MAG 1755 old