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Lot 0012
  • Map: Map of Hindoostan, Farther India, China, and Tibet
  • Cartographer: S. A. Mitchell
  • Place & Date: Philadelphia / 1870
  • Size: 13 3/4" x 11 3/8"
  • Condition: full color; light overall age toning; small spot on lower right side of map

    The beautifully detailed and colored map of south and east Asia, encompassing the Indian subcontinent, Tibet, China, Taiwan, and "Farther India" (Southeast Asia), from the 1870 edition of Mitchell's popular New General Atlas of the world. Framed by the decorative vine motif border typical of Mitchell maps of the mid-1860s to 1881, the map includes such details as the Great Wall and Grand Canal in China and a note describing Kun Chinginga Mountain as the "highest known Mt. of the Globe."

    Samuel Augustus Mitchell (1790-1860) was an American geographer born in Connecticut. He worked as an educator before turning to publishing geography textbooks and maps.

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  • Condition

    full color; light overall age toning; small spot on lower right side of map?

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    Mitchell: Antique Map of India, Indochina, China, 1870

    Estimate $60 - $70Sep 2, 2017
    Auction Curated By:
    Steve Kovacs
    Maps Expert
    101 Avenue of the Americas
    Suite 900
    New York, NY 10013
    United States
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