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Auction 100, Lot 37

"[Set of 6 - World on Gnomic Projection]", SDUK Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge

Subject: World

Period: 1844 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

10.5 x 10.5 inches
26.7 x 26.7 cm

Complete set of six maps covering the world. The first four (No. 1, 2, 3, 4) are on Mercator's projection starting with Africa, the Americas, the Pacific and Asia. The map of the Americas shows an Independent Texas. They are centered at the equator and extend to about latitude North/South 45 degrees. The other two maps are polar projections (No. 5 & 6). All with great detail, fine outline coloring and keyboard style borders. A nice matched set in remarkable condition.


Condition: A+

Clean, bright paper, crisp impressions and very good color.

Estimate: $200 - $250

Sold for: $240

Closed on 9/12/2002