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Map of the World on the Mercator Projection. Exhibiting the American Continent as it's Centre.

  • ARTIST: Samuel Augustus Mitchell

  • PUBLISHER: Published by S. Augustus Mitchell, Philadelphia.

  • MEDIUM: Handcolored engraving,

    DATE: 1860

  • EDITION SIZE: Image size 14 x 17 7/8" (35.5 x 45.3 cm) plus margins.

  • DESCRIPTION: A first edition example.<br><br>A handsome map of world that appeared in the first edition of "Mitchell's New General Atlas, Containing maps of the Various Countries of the World, Plans of Cities, Etc. . . ." Nicely embellished with a ribbon and flower border which includes roses, hibiscus and trumpet vine. This border is unique to the 1st edition.

  • ADDITIONAL INFO:

  • CONDITION: Good condition. Original hand coloring.

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  • CATEGORIES: Maps