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Auction 166, Lot 30

"Chart of the World on Mercator's Projection", Johnston, Alexander K.

Subject: World

Period: 1843 (circa)

Publication: National Atlas

Color: Hand Color

23.4 x 19.3 inches
59.4 x 49 cm
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This detailed map of the world is centered on the Pacific Ocean, and shows the tracts of Captain Cook's voyages in the Southern Hemisphere. A rudimentary outline of Antarctica is shown, with the interior labeled "part of the supposed southern continent." A decorative piano key border embellishes the map.


Condition: B+

On sturdy paper with light toning along the centerfold and some minor spots.

Estimate: $150 - $180


Closed on 2/14/2018