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The World in Hemispheres. With other Projections &c. &c.

  • ARTIST: Samuel Augustus Mitchell

  • PUBLISHER: S. A. Mitchell, Philadelphia.

  • MEDIUM: Handcolored engraving,

    DATE: 1860.

  • EDITION SIZE: Image size 11 1/8 x 13 1/8" (28.2 x 33.2 cm) plus margins.

  • DESCRIPTION: A decorative map of the world from Mitchell's "New General Atlas." Nicely embellished with a rose, flower and ivy vine border. Directly below in the cusp is a map of the North Pole. Flanking that are two polar projections and an unusual "land and water hemisphere" map. In the upper right and left corners are comparative lengths of the large rivers in the world.


  • CONDITION: Good condition and color.