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Stanford's Library Map of the World on Mercator's Projection.
London. 1886 - Size : 970 x 1740 mm. Lithograph in original colour. Good condition, re-laid with fresh linen. This a very handsome, large folding map of the world on Mercator's (flat) projection that has been dissected into 33 linen-backed sheets with burgundy marbled paper backs. There are two insets of the two hemispheric polar regions. The world's oceanic trade winds, monsoonal activities, submarine telegraph cable routes and mail packet routes are all shown and listed in great detail. Complete with original slipcase (worn), covered in burgundy morocco with gold lettering. All British territorial possessions are depicted in pink.
      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
Last Found On: 2014-10-02           Check availability:      AbeBooks    


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