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Auction 102, Lot 33

"The World on Mercator's Projection", Fullarton, Archibald & Co.

Subject: World

Period: 1858 (published)

Publication: The Royal Illustrated Atlas, Modern Geography…

Color: Hand Color

19.7 x 16 inches
50 x 40.6 cm

Handsome and very detailed map of the world. Even the tinniest islands are named and much of Antarctica is depicted according to the recent discoveries. A small double hemisphere "on the Plane of the Horizon of London" and an inset of the North Pole are included.

References: Phillips (A) #835.

Condition: A

Faint toning on fold and tiny fold separations in blank margins, else fine.

Estimate: $160 - $200

Sold for: $120

Closed on 3/5/2003