Hawaiian Group Or Sandwich Islands ... New Zealand ... Galapagos Islands. G. W. Colton 1856

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Date

1856, New York

Maker

G. W. Colton

Short Title

Hawaiian Group Or Sandwich Islands ... New Zealand ... Galapagos Islands.

Full Title

Hawaiian Group Or Sandwich Islands (with) inset map Samoan Or Navigators Is. (with) five additional maps: New Zealand, Viti Group Or Feejee Islands and Tonga Or Friendly Is., Society Islands, Marquesas Or Washington Is. and Galapagos Islands. Published By J.H. Colton & Co. No. 172 William St. New York. Entered ... 1855 by J.H. Colton & Co. ... New York. No. 33.

Source

Colton's Atlas of the World, Illustrating Physical and Political Geography. By George W. Colton. Accompanied by Descriptions Geographic, Statistical and Historical by Richard Swainson Fisher, M.D. Volume II - Europe, Asia, Africa, Oceanica, etc.

Size

41 x 35 cm. approximately (16.14 x 13.78 in.)

Description

Seven individual maps shown without color and in different scales. The Hawaiian Islands were surveyed by the U.S. Exploring Expedition in 1841. The Samoan Islands were surveyed by the U.S. Exploring Expedition in 1839. New Zealand's discovery (1642) and circumnavigation (1770) dates given. The Fiji Islands were surveyed by the U.S. Exploring Expedition in 1840. The discovery dates of the Society Islands (1606), Tonga Islands (1643) and the Marquesas Islands (1796) noted. All maps inside a decorative border. Viguett Title Page

References

David Rumsey Historical Map Collection; Tooley's Dictionary of Mapmakers Revised Edition Vol. (A - E) pp. 288-289; P-816 Vol. 1 pp. 483

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$145.00
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