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Auction 150, Lot 59

"Table of the Comparative of the Principal Mountains in the World [on sheet with] Table of the Comparative Lengths of the Principal Rivers in the World", Wyld, James

Subject: Cartographic Miscellany

Period: 1850 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

11.7 x 18.6 inches
29.7 x 47.2 cm
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Two attractive charts on one sheet. At top is a representation of 156 different mountains with a key identifying the name, country and elevation of each mountain. At bottom is a comparative view of 74 river systems of the world with a similar reference key. Each chart stands on its own with a decorative keyboard style border.


Condition: A

Very wide margins with minor printer's ink residue.

Estimate: $80 - $100

Sold for: $60

Closed on 9/17/2014