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Gilbert's new map of the world, 1839 / drawn and engraved by J. Archer
Bib ID 8079883
Format MapMap, OnlineOnline
Author
Archer, J. (Joshua), active 1833-1866, cartographer, engraver
 
Online Versions
Scale Scale approximately 1:50,000,000 (W 180°00ʹ--E 180°00ʹ/N 90°00ʹ--S 90°00ʹ). 
Description London : Published by the Proprietor, E. Grattan, Jan. 10, 1839 
1 map : hand coloured, dissected and mounted on linen ; 2 hemispheres each 42.1 cm in diameter, on sheet 46.8 x 94.1 cm, folded in cover 24.7 x 17.1 cm 
Full contents
  • Western Hemisphere
  • Eastern Hemisphere
  • Ancillary map: Comparative chart of the principal mountains throughout the world
  • Comparative chart of the principal rivers in the Western Hemisphere
  • Comparative chart of the principal rivers in the Eastern Hemisphere.
 
Notes

Double hemispherical map of the world. Countries are differentiated by colour and cities are labeled, as well as locations along all the coastlines, rivers, lakes, and mountain ranges. Relief shown by hachures and pictorially.

The three voyages of Captain Cook are plotted as well as other explorers. Includes geographical detail and dates of discovery of various islands and territories. The Australian states are divided into Western Australia, South Australia, New South Wales and Van Diemen's Land.

"51 Paternoster Row"--Foot of map.

Dissected into 12 parts.

Includes notes providing descriptions of the chief products produced in different parts of the world, and accompanying tables of distance and elevation to the comparative charts of the principal mopuntains and rivers throughout the world. The two rivers charts note the cities located along the banks of the rivers and the body of water into which the river empties.

National Library of Australia's copy includes handwritten annotations on inside cover.

Also available online https://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-2044215349

Subjects World maps.
Time Coverage 1839 
Form/genre World maps.
Other authors/contributors Gilbert, James, active 1832-1833  |  Grattan, Edward, 1804-1888
Also Titled

Gilbert's new map of the world, 1839 : to which are appended comparative charts of the principal mountains and rivers, the chief products of the Earth, ... tabular compilations and the dates of geographical discoveries

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