Auction 101, Lot 36

"The World", Longman Co.

Subject: World

Period: 1808 (dated)

Publication: Atlas to Cruttwell's Gazetteer

Color: Hand Color

Size:
18.2 x 10.5 inches
46.2 x 26.7 cm

Double hemispheric world with delicate color. Shows the tracks of many explorers. Virginia, the Carolina's and Georgia all extend to the Mississippi. Good detail of South Pacific Islands.

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Condition: B

On a full sheet with wide margins and 1805 watermark. A little surface soiling. Centerfold with a little toning and soft creases.

Estimate: $70 - $100

Sold for: $220

Closed on 12/4/2002

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