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  • Title/Content of Map: 'The Southern Constellations' Celestial Star Chart showing star magnitudes
  • Date Printed: 1876
  • Image Size: Approx 27.0 x 24.0cm, 10.75 x 9.5 inches (Large); Please note that this is a folding map .
  • Type: Antique colour map
  • Condition: Good; suitable for framing.
  • Verso: There is nothing printed on the reverse side, which is plain
  • Folding: This is a folding map.
  • Artist/Cartographer/Engraver: J. Bartholomew, Edinburgh
  • Provenance: "The Library Atlas"; by James Bryce, William F. Collier, Leonhard Schmitz; Published by William Collins, London [First edition]

    John Bartholomew (1831-1893) was a Scottish cartographer who built up a reputation during his career unsurpassed in Great Britain for the production of the finest cartographical work. Bartholomew is best known for the development of colour contouring (or hypsometric tints), the system of representing altitudes on a graduated colour scale that went on to become standard cartographical practice.

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  • Location: This item ships from the United Kingdom

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  • Condition

    Good; suitable for framing.

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    Bartholomew: Antique Star Chart of South Constellations

    Estimate $40 - $50Oct 14, 2017
    New York, NY, USA
    Auction Curated By:
    Steve Kovacs
    Maps Expert