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Author: Wyld, James
Title: World on Mercator's Projection Shewing the Distribution of Gold
Place Published: London
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Date Published: c.1852
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Lithographed pocket map. 32.2x47 cm (12¼x18½"), folding into original blindstamped covers with circular paper cover label "Wyld's Map of the Gold Regions of World."



Rare pocket map issue of a variation of the world map that appeared in Wyld's "Gold Fields of Australia..." It was intended to be tinted showing deposits world wide, but this example was never tinted. With variant title in top margin, "Gold Map of the World." No copies of this separate map are listed in OCLC/WorldCat.

Condition

Small hole in eastern Europe, split 6" along a fold; very good.

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Wyld's Gold Map of the World

Estimate $400 - $600Feb 21, 2019
San Francisco, CA, USA