Auction 173, Lot 25

"Map of the World Exhibiting the Principal Features in Natural Geography", Sherwood, Neely & Jones

Subject: World

Period: 1809 (dated)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
15.1 x 9.3 inches
38.4 x 23.6 cm

This unusual map was likely intended for schools and focuses on basic topography, depicting the world's mountain ranges and major rivers. No place names are identified. Australia's southern coastline is conjectural, as is much of northern Alaska and Canada. Engraved by Cooper.

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Condition: A

A crisp impression issued folding with a bit of extraneous creasing at bottom.

Estimate: $120 - $150

Sold for: $90

Closed on 6/5/2019

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