Auction 146, Lot 45

"The World on a Globular Projection", Robinson, D.F. & Co.

Subject: World

Period: 1829 (dated)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
16 x 9 inches
40.6 x 22.9 cm

A nice double-hemisphere world map showing rivers, topography and a few place names. A small portion of Antarctica is delineated and named South Shetland. There are four spheres surrounding the map depicting the meridians, parallels, zones and circles. A scale at left depicts the relative heights of mountains around the world. Engraved by E. Huntington.

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Condition: B+

A nice impression on a bright sheet with archival repairs to a centerfold separation in bottom blank margin and a 2.5" tear at left.

Estimate: $110 - $140

Sold for: $60

Closed on 9/4/2013

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