Chart of the World on Mercator’s Projection

Excellent 1871 world map with extensive detail, original Edward Stanford case

Cartographer(s): Hermann Berghaus
Date: 1871
Place: Gotha
Dimensions: 152 x 93 cm (62 x 36.6 in)
Condition Rating: VG+

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Description

Large 19th century folding map of the world filled with an incredible amount of detail. The map is centered on North and South American, with a varied array of insets depicting cities, straits, islands, and more.

This is a map that tells the story of the geography of the world alongside the expanding technological and commercial reach of human populations; among the many subjects presented are steamship lines and routes, drift ice, sailing routes, telegraph lines, wind course directions, and ocean currents.

First published 1863, this the 6th edition.

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Condition Description

Excellent. Laid on linen. Minor staining.

References

Rumsey 3154.000.