Auction 142, Lot 40

"Ubersicht Samtlicher Evangelischen Missions = Stationen in beyden Hemispharen", Anon.

Subject: World

Period: 1820 (dated)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
25 x 14.8 inches
63.5 x 37.6 cm

This attractive German world map on Mercator's projection shows the extent of four major religious groups including Roman Catholics, Protestants, Orthodox Christians and Muslims. Outside of Russia, Asia is largely ignored, as is Australia outside of Sydney. A table at top right shows the population of the continents and religious groups.

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Condition: A

Issued folding on heavy, watermarked paper with minor offsetting and a binding trim at left.

Estimate: $250 - $325

Sold for: $180

Closed on 11/28/2012

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