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1817. Tartary

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Tartary information:

Year of creation: 
Resolution size (pixels): 
 2273x1914 px
Disk Size: 
 1.18655MiB
Number of pages: 
 1
Place: 
 Edinburgh
Author: 

Print information. Print size (Width x height in inches):
Printing at 72 dpi 
  31.57 х 26.58
Printing at 150 dpi 
 15.15 х 12.76
Printing at 300 dpi 
 7.58 х 6.38

Detailed large format map of Tartary, extending from China, Japan and the Northeastern Russian Regions of Asia to Hindoostan and Beloochistan.

One of the most detailed and interesting large format maps of the early 19th Century. A fine example with full wide margins.

John Thomson (1777-ca. 1840) was a commercial map publisher active in Edinburgh. He specialized in guide books and atlases and is primarily known for his Atlas of Scotland (1832) and the New General Atlas, first published in 1817 and reissued for the next quarter century. The New General Atlas was a commercial success—it was also published in Dublin and London—and it compiled existing geographic knowledge in compelling ways for a wide audience.

His Atlas of Scotland introduced new geographic information and was the first large-scale atlas of Scotland to be organized by county. It provided the most-accurate view of Scotland available before the Clearances. Work on the atlas began in 1820 and led to Thomson’s bankruptcy in 1830 due to the high costs of gathering the latest surveys and reviewing the required materials. Despite the publication of the atlas, Thomson declared bankruptcy again in 1835.  


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Size:
2273x1914 px
Disk:
1.18655MiB
Number of pages:
1
Place:
Edinburgh
Author:
John Thomson.
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