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Auction 102, Lot 29

"Hydrographical Chart of the World on Wright or Mercators projection with Tracts of the Last Circumnavigators", Thomson, John

Subject: World

Period: 1817 (published)

Publication: New General Atlas

Color: Hand Color

19.8 x 17.6 inches
50.3 x 44.7 cm

Handsome copper engraving with scale for latitude and longitude. Good detail in continents and many explorers' routes detailed. Engraved by Robert Scott (1777-1841) who not only worked for Thomson, but also for Fullarton.

References: Phillips (A) #731.

Condition: B

Nice example with a little toning at centerfold and a couple spots, else very good.

Estimate: $250 - $300

Sold for: $180

Closed on 3/5/2003