World 1780 (Terrestrial globe)



‘Bowles’s new and accurate map of the world, or Terrestrial globe’

“… laid down from the best observations and newest discoveries particularly those lately made in the south seas by Anson, Byron, Wallis, Bouganville, Cook, and other celebrated circumnavigators, illustrated with a variety of useful projections and representations of the heavenly bodies the most approved astronomical and geographical definitions tables, and problems with an easy and familiar explanation of the most curious and interesting phenomena [sic] in the universal system.”
We can’t explain it much better than that. Chock full of interesting things…

Reproduction Size: 36″x 31″ (91.5cm x 79cm)

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