World 1844 large Copley Harper map w/ insets Singapore Tasmania Canton ColonyBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
The World on Mercator's Projection.
(Singapore, China, Canton River, India, South Africa).
Issued 1844, NY by Harper & Brothers. Engraved by Charles Copley.
With a series of five large insets across the bottom: From left to right they are 1. Canton River, 2. Van Diemen's Land, 3. Mouths of the River Hoogly, 4. Island and Town of Singapore, and 5. Colony of Good Hope.
Fine large mid-19th century engraved map with lovely hand color. Printed on bond paper.
With short 2" closed tear from middle right edge.
Nice looking example, pleasing age patina, any minor age flaws easy to overlook or forgive.
Sheet Measures c. 19"H x 21 3/4"W.
Engraved Area Measures c. 18"H x 20 5/8"W.
Tooley's Dictionary of Mapmakers, vol. 1.