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An unusual map of the Pacific

REICHARD, Christian Gottleib.

Atlas des Ganzen Erdkreises in der Central-Projection. Dritte Tafel.
Weimar: Im Verlage des Landes Industrie Comptoirs, 1803. Old colour. 455 x 445mm.

A map of the central Pacific, showing from New Zealand's North Island to California and Hawaii. Drawn on a 'central Projection' (Reichard's name for a gnomonic projection), the distances between any two places on the maps are accurate but the shape and scale is distorted.


Stock ID : 20579

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Stock Id :20579

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An unusual map of the Pacific

REICHARD, Christian Gottleib.

Atlas des Ganzen Erdkreises in der Central-Projection. Dritte Tafel.
Weimar: Im Verlage des Landes Industrie Comptoirs, 1803. Old colour. 455 x 445mm.

A map of the central Pacific, showing from New Zealand's North Island to California and Hawaii. Drawn on a 'central Projection' (Reichard's name for a gnomonic projection), the distances between any two places on the maps are accurate but the shape and scale is distorted.


Stock ID : 20579

£425

£425

Return To Listing