Auction 97, Lot 43

"The World", Anon.

Subject: World

Period: 1850 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

15.7 x 11.3 inches
39.9 x 28.7 cm

Double hemisphere with fancy block title letters. Good coloring within continents and well engraved throughout. Legend locates volcanoes, steam ship routes, monsoons, trade winds, and ocean currents. Alaska is Russian America. Decorative border.


Condition: B

Good impression that is very pleasantly colored. Margins are close, apparently as issued. Upper fraction of one corner torn off and amateurishly reattached with archival tape on verso.

Estimate: $60 - $80

Sold for: $40

Closed on 12/5/2001