Auction 96, Lot 38

"[2 Sheets] The World on Mercator's Projection", SDUK Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge

Subject: World

Period: 1841 (dated)

Publication: Baldwin & Cradock

Color: Hand Color

12.6 x 15.5 inches
32 x 39.4 cm

Nice pair of steel engraved maps, together making the world. Good detail with all countries named, major watershed mountains shown. Texas shown as independent. Finely engraved with delicate coloring. Un-joined, as issued. Keyboard style border.


Condition: B

Nice, even age toning. Foxed at top margin affecting title and upper border.

Estimate: $100 - $130

Sold for: $85

Closed on 9/12/2001