Auction 142, Lot 44

"A New Map of the World on the Globular Projection", Thomas, Cowperthwait & Co.

Subject: World

Period: 1850 (dated)


Color: Hand Color

14.3 x 9.4 inches
36.3 x 23.9 cm

This double-hemispheric map details the major transportation routes, the track of historical explorers, large cities and watersheds. Portions of the continent of Antarctica are coming into view. The map is surrounded by a decorative scroll border.


Condition: B+

Original color with moderate toning, a few faint spots, and a few small chips and tears in the left blank margin.

Estimate: $80 - $100

Sold for: $60

Closed on 11/28/2012