Auction 172, Lot 32

"The World in Hemispheres with Comparative Views of the Heights of the Principal Mountains and Basins of the Principal Rivers on the Globe", Swanston/Fullarton

Subject: World

Period: 1860 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

20.6 x 16.3 inches
52.3 x 41.4 cm

This attractive double-hemisphere world map is surrounded by an elaborate comparative view of principal mountains. The map focuses on rivers and a few key cities and includes a broken outline of Antarctica. In addition to the comparative mountain view, the basins of the most important rivers around the world are shown, including the Amazon, La Plata, Rhine, Danube, Volga, Indus, Ganges, Yenesei, Mississippi and Missouri Rivers. Printed by A. & J. Macpherson


Condition: B+

A bright sheet with faint, scattered foxing.

Estimate: $200 - $230

Sold for: $120

Closed on 4/17/2019