"The World on Mercator's Projection", Black, Adam & Charles
Period: 1896 (published)
Publication: Black's General Atlas
Color: Printed Color
22.3 x 16.9 inches
56.6 x 42.9 cm
World map with direction of various currents shown in great detail. Antarctica is just beginning to take shape with the majority of the coastline left blank. A "warmth equator" is shown to identify the "line of greatest mean annual heat."
Light toning along the centerfold and edges of the sheet, with a few spots of soiling and archivally repaired centerfold separations at top and bottom.