Detailed map of teh region, centered on New Zealand and the Sandwich Islands [Hawaiian Islands].
Includes the tracks of the voayages of Captain Cook, Captain Vancouver, and La Perouse through the region during the 1770s on very detailed basis. Notations shows the progress of discoveries in the Antarctic regions.
O. W. Gray was a publishing firm based in Philadelphia. Later, they published as O. W. Gray & Son. They published atlases in the late nineteenth century. Gray's National Atlas was one of the most successful commercial ventures of the 1870s and one of the last to employ hand coloring on maps.