Map, World, Double Hemisphere, American, Antique Print, mid 19th Century
American: 3rd Quarter 19th Century
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.