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Bacon's New Chart of the World Mercators - BACON GW [George Washington] 1831?-19 - 1908. 
GW Bacon & Co., Ltd., Royal London Buildings, Deansgate, Manchester. - In red cloth, gilt titles covers, 24 panels mounted on linen, 125 * 96 cms. Not dated but per WorldCat 1908, 5 small stamps to the revers of 5 panels. Attractive coloured wall map, relief shown by hachuring and spot height. Shows railways, steamship routes, soundings, currents, international boundaries, state & province boundaries in North America. Insets: North polar regions; South polar regions; The world - elliptical projection; The British Isles (with index); Universal time chart; San Francisco; Auckland; Adelaide; Hong Kong; Hamburg; Wellington; Bombay; Tokyo; Calcutta; Panama canal; Suez canal; Panama; Strait of Gibraltar; Buenos Aires; Environs of Singapore, Cape Town, Melbourne; New York; Sydney and Port Jackson. Textual notes: Total estimated population of the principal countries; Principal British steamship lines; The British Empire; Index-gazetteer to the principal towns; The countries of the world; Chief geographical discoveries and events; The earth. 46 flags across top of map. (COPAC & World Cat show 2 copies only (BL & NLW), no copies seen in the US, map not listed at Worms - British Map engravers). Uncommon. [Attributes: Hard Cover]
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