"An Historical Atlas; In a Series of Maps of the World as Known at Different Periods" in 1830. Rather than a strict timeline, Quin creates an entirely unique kind of time map series by using 21 maps that show progressively receding cloud borders to indicate the expansion of geographical knowledge over time.
More awesome maps from that map site. Geology of Europe from 1875. Carte Geologique De L'Europe Par Andre Dumont. E. Noblet, Editeur, Paris Et Liege. Lithographie en coulears a l'Impremere Imperiale. - David Rumsey Historical Map Collection