Voyage and Discoveries


This antique illustration comes from the first volume 1887 edition of "The People's Cyclopedia of Universal Knowledge" edited by W.H. De Puy. It was published by Phillips and Hunt of New York as part of a four volume set. Title page shown here for reference purposes and is not included with the sale.


The illustration is a color map displaying the various routes of early explorers such as Christopher Columbus, Lief Erickson, Magellan and others. It is titled Map II: Voyage and Discovery 986-1607. The map is very clean and crisp overall, some slight browning but no major rips or tears. Discoloration at top of bottom of center fold.