Polynesia, or Islands in the Pacific Ocean; Inset maps of Mariana or
Ladrones; Pelew or Palaos; Gilbert Ids. Kingsmill or Scarborough Range;
Marshall; Otdia or Romanzoff group; Galapagos; Marquesas Is. or Mendana Archd.;
Hawaii Archipelago or Sandwich; Samoa or Navigator; Admiralty Isles New Ireland
or Tombara New Britain or Birara Salomon Islands; Santa Cruz Is.; Fiji Islands;
Tonga Tabou; Vanikoro; The low Archipelago; Otaheite or Tahiti; Cooks or Hervey
Isles; Pitcairn Islands; Juan Fernandez'
Antique colour atlas map, 1889
Title of map: 'Polynesia, or Islands in the Pacific Ocean; Inset maps of
Mariana or Ladrones; Pelew or Palaos; Gilbert Ids. Kingsmill or Scarborough
Range; Marshall; Otdia or Romanzoff group; Galapagos; Marquesas Is. or Mendana
Archd.; Hawaii Archipelago or Sandwich; Samoa or Navigator; Admiralty Isles New
Ireland or Tombara New Britain or Birara Salomon Islands; Santa Cruz Is.; Fiji
Islands; Tonga Tabou; Vanikoro; The low Archipelago; Otaheite or Tahiti; Cooks
or Hervey Isles; Pitcairn Islands; Juan Fernandez'
The image below shows an enlarged cross section from the centre of the map to
show the level of printed detail:
Includes the Mariana Islands or Ladrones, Pelew islands or Palaos (Palau),
Marshall Islands, Otdia or Romanzoff Group, Gilbert Islands, Kingsmill or
Scarborough Range, Galapagos Islands, Marquesas or Mendana Archipelago, Hawaii
Archipelago or Sandwich Islands, Samoa or Navigator Islands, Tonga-Tabou, Tonga
or Friendly Islands, Fiji Islands, the Low Archipelago, Otaheite or Tahiti,
Juan Fernandez, Pitcairn Island, Cooks or Hervey Isles, Santa Cruz Islands,
Vanikoro Islands, Norfolk Island, Admiralty Isles, New Ireland or Tombara, New
Britain or Birara, Salomon Islands (Solomon Islands), Louisiade Archipelago,
New Caledonia, new Hebrides, Loyalty Isles, Society Islands
DATE PRINTED: 1889
IMAGE SIZE: Approx 35.0 x 41.0cm, 13.75 x 16.25 inches (Large)
ARTIST/CARTOGRAPHER/ENGRAVER: Published by Mason & Payne. Most of the plates
used for this atlas were original engraved for the SDUK atlas in the mid
nineteenth century. The plates were later sold to Thomas Letts, and
subsequently to Mason & Payne
PROVENANCE: "Letts's Popular Atlas", 2nd Edition; Published by Mason & Payne,
Huthinson & Co, London
TYPE: Antique colour atlas map
VERSO: There is nothing printed on the reverse side, which is plain
CONDITION: Good; suitable for framing. However, please note: The image shown
may have been taken from a different example of this map than that which is
offered for sale. The map you will receive is in good condition but there may
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the scan for any blemishes prior to making your purchase. Virtually all
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