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Auction 164, Lot 27

"The World on Mercator's Projection", Black, Adam & Charles

Subject: World

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."


Condition: B+

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.

Estimate: $100 - $130

Sold for: $50

Closed on 9/13/2017