Auction 97, Lot 44

"The World in Hemispheres with other projections", Mitchell, Samuel Augustus

Subject: World

Period: 1860 (dated)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
13 x 11.2 inches
33 x 28.4 cm

A lovely double hemisphere map with Mitchell's unique floral border and beautiful hand coloring. Below the world map are three smaller maps: The World on a Polar Projection; North Polar Region; Land and Water Hemispheres. A comparative diagram of the world's rivers is shown above the maps with the note "Sea of Uniamezi Probable Source of the Nile".

References:

Condition: A

Couple of tiny spots in map, but overall very good.

Estimate: $100 - $150

Sold for: $75

Closed on 12/5/2001

Archived