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Map, World, Double Hemisphere, Antique Print, American, mid 19th Century


The World
American: 3rd Quarter 19th Century
Hand-colored engraving
13 x 17 inches

Double hemisphere world map, the continents and countries variously colored orange, pink, green, yellow, or blue, set within simple neoclassical border. Title shown in Gothic-revival calligraphy with trefoil decorations. Originally bound in a 19th-century atlas. Shows ocean currents, trade winds, monsoons, steam ship routes, sargassos or weedy seas, and volcanoes.

Condition: Generally very good with the usual light scattered toning, wear, soiling, soft creases, short marginal tears.


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19th Century