TEESDALE, Henry. A New Chart of the World on Mercator's Projection with the tracks of the most celebrated & recent navigators. Engraved by John Dower, Pentonville. London: Henry Teesdale, 1839. Large rolled hand-coloured engraved world map on two sheets (ea. 1280 x 950mm, together forming a wall map, 1280 x 1900mm), to the scale of 1:15,000,000, laid down on linen, black silk ribbon border, attached to a contemporary roller with ratchet mechanism and original release pull, the map terminating in a 180mm strip of light-green paper and bottom contemporary wooden batten with metal pull-ring. (Light soiling, 380mm split to green paper to left-hand side and a few other very minor splits and losses to right-hand side.) The map contained in a contemporary semi-circular reeded mahogany and oak case (147 x 2130 x 133mm), title panel lettered in gilt (extremities rubbed).
A FINE COPY OF TEESDALE'S MONUMENTAL WORLD MAP. The Republic of Texas, declared in 1836, was not recognised by Britain and is not noted on this third edition of this map, being shown as part of Mexico. Not in Phillips.