Auction 90, Lot 39

"The World",

Subject: World

Period: 1897 (dated)

Publication: The Century Atlas

Color: Printed Color

Size:
15 x 11 inches
38.1 x 27.9 cm

Nice map depicting the world at the turn of the last century. Color coded to show the possession of the principal nations. Annotated with currents, icebergs, telegraph cables, railroads and steamships - with the fastest route around the world - 64 days! Top fold split just entering border, else fine.

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Condition: B

Estimate: $30 - $35

Sold for: $16

Closed on 3/15/2000

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