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Auction 95, Lot 43

"Northern Hemisphere Projected on the Plane of the Horizon of London", Thomson, John

Subject: Northern Hemisphere

Period: 1814 (circa)

Publication: Thomson's New General Atlas

Color: Hand Color

20 x 22.5 inches
50.8 x 57.2 cm
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Large hemispheric map with lovely hand coloring. Centered on London and includes all of North & Central America, Africa, Asia and Europe. Comment notes that the map's "scale is quite correct only for distances from London…" Details the routes of numerous explorers. An attractive and interesting projection.


Condition: A

Fine, crisp impression on thick paper. Very light toning, else very good with nice coloring. An attractive and interesting projection.

Estimate: $150 - $200

Sold for: $190

Closed on 6/13/2001