Frontispiece. This Emblematic Plate represents Hercules assisting Atla in supporting the Globe.Fame is resounding the New Discoveries of the late celebrated Circumnavigators & Travellers, while History tenders a Crown of Laurels to the publick Services of Capt.ns Cook, Phillips, Dixon, Portlek, Hunter, &c. whose Expeditions are pointed out by the appearance of Shipping in the Back Ground.
Engraving. 230 x 160mm (9 x 6¼"). Trimmed to plate at bottom.
Probably the frontis. to Hogg's 'A New Complete and Authentic System of Universal Geography'.
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