Auction 92, Lot 39

"Western Hemisphere [together with] Eastern Hemisphere", SDUK Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge

Subject: World

Period: 1841 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
13 x 13 inches
33 x 33 cm

Nice pair of steel engraved maps with the detail typical of the Society's maps. In the Western Hemisphere, the boundary between the United States and Canada is based on British claims in the Northwest, and the present-day Southwestern states are controlled by Mexico. In the Eastern Hemisphere, Africa and Australia show practically no detail in the interiors.

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Condition: B

A bit of very faint foxing.

Estimate: $180 - $200

Sold for: $190

Closed on 9/13/2000

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