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Collection:
David Rumsey Historical Map Collection
Author:
Melish, John
Date:
1820
Short Title:
The World On Mercator's Projection.
Publisher:
John Melish
Philadelphia
Type:
Atlas Map
Obj Height cm:
25
Obj Width cm:
34
Scale 1:
135,000,000
Note:
In outline color. Map includes a guide for computing distance from one place to another. Includes the routes of explorers including Cook and Perouse.
Reference:
Walsh p188 (1816 ed.); Ristow p188.
World Area:
World
Subject:
School
Full Title:
The World on Mercator's Projection; with all the latest Discoveries. H.S. Tanner sc. Published 1st June 1816 by J. Melish, Philadelphia. Improved to 1820.
List No:
4519.003
Series No:
5
Engraver or Printer:
Tanner, Henry S.
Publication Author:
Melish, John
Pub Date:
1820
Pub Title:
Melish's Universal School Atlas. Philadelphia, Published 1816. Improved to 1820. S. Harrison, Sc.
Pub Reference:
Walsh p188 (1816 ed.); Ristow p188.
Pub Note:
The third edition, complete with eight outline color maps. Rare. With marble covered half-leather boards and "School Atlas" imprinted on spine.
Pub List No:
4519.000
Pub Type:
School Atlas
Pub Maps:
8
Pub Height cm:
28
Pub Width cm:
24
Image No:
4519003
Institution:
Rumsey Collection
Ownership Statement:
Copyright 1998
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