Africa Europe Asia Arabia Mughal Empire Korea China Egypt 1758 Gibson mapBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
Old Map of the Continent, According to the Greatest Diametrical Length from the Point of East Tartary to the Cape of Good Hope.
(Africa, Europe, Asia, Mediterranean Sea, British Isles, Arabia, India, Mughal Empire, Kamchatka, Korea).
Issued 1758, London. Engraved by J. Gibson.
Mid 18th century engraved map with lovely hand color.
The interior terrain is fictitious.
Nice looking example, pleasing age patina, light offsetting, any minor age flaws easy to overlook or forgive.
Original fold lines as issued.
Sheet Measures c. 10 1/4" H x 8 1/4" W.
Engraved Area Measures c. 8 3/8" H x 7 1/2" W.
Tooley's Dictionary of Mapmakers, vol. 2.