Original 1825 Henry Schenck Tanner Map ASIA China India Japan Korea Philippines. Genuine large-format antique map of Asia by Henry Tanner in original hand color, printed more than 189 years ago.This map is finely engraved, with hundreds of place names and the discoveries of various explorers, including Captain James Cook, John Marshall, Philip Carteret, Fernandez de Quiros, Abel Tasman, and others. Topography is delineated with hachure lines, and there is excellent detail throughout, reflecting the great improvements in geographical understanding during the late eighteenth century, largely owing to the epic sea voyages of various explorers. Australia is labeled New Holland, India is Hindoostan, western China is Tartary, Korea is Corea, Vietnam is Cochin China, and the Marshall Islands are Lord Mulgrove's Range. The image area measures a generous 47 x 52.8 cm [18-1/2" x 20-3/4"] on a larger sheet, with generous margins on all sides. The map was published by Henry Schenck Tanner of Philadelphia in the 1825 edition of his American Atlas the most distinguished atlas published in America during the nineteenth century. This map is in very fine condition, bright and clean, printed on a heavy paper, with a center fold, as issued, some faint offsetting, two small spots in the lower margin, and no marks, rips, or tears. There are generous margins on all sides, and the overall sheet size is 24" x 31". The scans below show some of the detail as well as front and back views of the entire sheet.
This is an original , authentic antique map, not a reproduction or modern reprint, and it is fully guaranteed to be genuine. It is blank on the back, with no printing on the reverse side. We are pleased to offer it with. Powered by SixBit's eCommerce Solution.The item "Original 1825 Henry Schenck Tanner Map ASIA China India Japan Korea Philippines" is in sale since Wednesday, April 16, 2014. This item is in the category "Antiques\Maps, Atlases & Globes\Asia Maps".
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