Auction 95, Lot 34

"[Set of 6 - World on Gnomic Projection]", SDUK Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge

Subject: World

Period: 1844 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
10.5 x 10.5 inches
26.7 x 26.7 cm

Complete set of six maps covering the world. The first four (No. 1, 2, 3, 4) are on Mercator's projection starting with Africa, the Americas, the Pacific and Asia. The map of the Americas shows an INDEPENDENT TEXAS. They are centered at the equator and extend to about latitude North/South 45 degrees. The other two are polar projections (No. 5 & 6). All with great detail, fine outline coloring and keyboard style borders. A nice matched set of maps all in good to very good condition.

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Condition: B

A nice matched set of maps all in good to very good condition.

Estimate: $200 - $300

Sold for: $150

Closed on 6/13/2001

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