FrontispieceView the four Quarters of the Globe Combin'd, / To yeild Instruction to the Lib'ral Mind; / Britannia's Genius, Seated on her Throne / Receives their Gifts, and makes them all her own.
Engraving, sheet 315 x 200mm (12½ x 8"). Trimmed to platemark. 'John Cane to Edw.d Cane' in old ms verso.
Frontispiece to unidentified volume, with Britannia receiving allegorical figures representing the continents of the world, presenting the produce of their various regions. Ship on right puts the viewer in mind of the docks of the Thames in London.
[Ref: 40085] £120.00