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The World

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The World : A. & C. Black / J. Bartholomew

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This finely engraved double hemisphere map of the world appeared in "Black's General Atlas of The World New and Revised Edition Embracing the Latest Discoveries, New Boundaries, and Other Changes ....." The geographical detail is enhanced by the addition of smaller projections of the "Land" and "Water" hemispheres, comparing the northern landmasses with the vastness of the southern oceans: below the map is a 'Comparative View of the Heights of the Principal Mountains' around the world; above the map is a 'Comparative View of the Lengths of the Principal Rivers' around the world.
region: World Maps
mapmakers: A. & C. Black J. Bartholomew  
place and date of publication: Edinburgh 1879
medium and colour: lithograph, Coloured
size in mm: 440 by 540mm (17.25 by 21.25 inches).
ref: 43346

Price: £ 200

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