Auction 113, Lot 43

"Planisphere Elementaire et Illustre…", Vuillemin, Alexander A.

Subject: World

Period: 1861 (dated)

Publication: Geographie Commerciale et Industrielle

Color: Hand Color

Size:
33 x 23.5 inches
83.8 x 59.7 cm

Splendid large chart of the world on Mercator's projection from this scarce nineteenth century atlas. A panel at bottom features vignette engravings of the races of man, heights of mountains and lengths of rivers. The map is filled with an impressive array of information illustrating the physical and geographical divisions, shipping routes, colonial possessions, roads and railways, and numerous informative notations.

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Condition: B

Original color. Some scattered foxing.

Estimate: $600 - $700

Unsold

Closed on 12/7/2005

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