Auction 142, Lot 41

"Northern Hemisphere Southern Hemisphere", Bradford, Thomas Gamaliel

Subject: World

Period: 1835 (circa)

Publication: A Comprehensive Atlas

Color: Hand Color

Size:
9.7 x 5.3 inches
24.6 x 13.5 cm

This map shows a simple double-hemisphere map depicting the two hemispheres from a polar projection. Major rivers, mountain ranges, islands, and regions are labeled. In North America, the cities of Washington, Boston, and Quebec are located. This map is contemporary with some of the first sightings of Antarctica, and the northern tip of the Antarctic Peninsula is depicted under Cape Horn.

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Condition: A

Scattered stains confined to blank margins.

Estimate: $120 - $150

Sold for: $90

Closed on 11/28/2012

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