Expeditions and Discoveries Sponsored Exploration and Scientific Discovery in the Modern Age

Map of the world on a globular projection, Accompanying booklet: exhibiting particularly the nautical researches of Capn. James Cook, F.R.S. with all the recent discoveries to the present time

Creator/Contributor:
Arrowsmith, Aaron, 1750-1823, creator
Dalrymple, Alexander, 1737-1808
Foot, T. (Thomas)
Puke, I.
Dayes, Edward, 1763-1804
Wilson, W.
Wigzell and Mozeen
Place Of Origin:
England
London
Publisher:
Published as the Act directs Jany. 1st 1794, by A. Arrowsmith No. 10 Soho Square
Creation Date:
1794
Extent:
1 map on 4 sheets : hand col. ; 2 hemispheres, each 89 cm. in diam., sheets 50 x 96 cm. or smaller. + 2 title & dedication sheets; 1 booklet (25 p. ; 31 cm.)
Language:
English
Genre:
map
Early works to 1800
Maps
Digital Format:
Books and documents
Subjects:
Cook, James--Travel
World maps--Early works to 1800
Western Hemisphere--Maps--Early works to 1800
Eastern Hemisphere--Maps--Early works to 1800
Notes:
Relief shown by hachures.
Shows hemispherical map of the world with the routes of Cook's expeditions and discoveries of earlier explorers
Dedication: This map is respectfully dedicated to Alexander Dalrymple esqr. F.R.S. in testimony of his many new and valuable geographical communications to his most obedient and very humble servant A. Arrowsmith.
State 1: shows "Galapagos" & "An island discovered by cap[n] Wake going from Owhyee to China 1794" & "Penhryns I."
On title sheet: E. Dayes del. ; W. Wilson, sculp.
Accompanying booklet entitled: A companion to a Map of the World by A. Arrowsmith. London: Printed by George Bigg, for the Author, Charles Street, Soho Square, 1794. Includes 1 foldout table of the equator.
Attribution:
carefully drawn by A. Arrowsmith ; the plan work engraved by T. Foot ; the writing by Wigzell & Mozeen ; I. Puke sculpt.
Series:
Open Collections Program at Harvard University
Repository:
Harvard Map Collection, Harvard University
Record ID:
990115403330203941_FHCL:2601879