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Uncommon chart of World c.1840

Lot 0548 Details

Description
Heading: (World)
Author: Lizars, W.H.
Title: Chart of the World on Mercator's projection
Place Published: Edinburgh
Publisher:W.H. Lizars
Date Published: c.1830
Description:


Engraved map,hand-colored. 53.5x80.7 cm. (21x31¾").



Uncommon mid-19th century map of the world on two sheets joined together, notable for the many explorers' routes delineated, from Christopher Columbus to James Cook and beyond, including various Russian explorers around Bering's Strait and Alaska.

Condition
A few faint scattered fox marks and short marginal tears; near fine.
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Uncommon chart of World c.1840

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Jan 16, 2014
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Lot 0548 Details

Description
...
Heading: (World)
Author: Lizars, W.H.
Title: Chart of the World on Mercator's projection
Place Published: Edinburgh
Publisher:W.H. Lizars
Date Published: c.1830
Description:


Engraved map,hand-colored. 53.5x80.7 cm. (21x31¾").



Uncommon mid-19th century map of the world on two sheets joined together, notable for the many explorers' routes delineated, from Christopher Columbus to James Cook and beyond, including various Russian explorers around Bering's Strait and Alaska.

Condition
...
A few faint scattered fox marks and short marginal tears; near fine.

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