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Collection:
David Rumsey Historical Map Collection
Author:
Johnson, D. Griffing
Date:
1847
Short Title:
World On Mercator's Projection.
Publisher:
D. Griffing Johnson
New York
Type:
Case Map
Obj Height cm:
139
Obj Width cm:
198
Scale 1:
15,000,000
Note:
Dissected into 20 sections, mounded and edged with linen. With an elaborate vine border with views of important cities. One of the great American World Wall maps of the period. Colton took over the publishing of this map in 1849. See our 1857 issue by Colton. Full color. Table of distances. Shows numerous routes followed by historic mariners including observations of birds on the high seas.
Reference:
Ristow p318.
World Area:
World
Full Title:
Johnson's Illustrated & Embellished Steel Plate Map of The World On Mercator's Projection, Compiled from the latest & most Authentic Sources Exhibiting the recent Arctic and Antarctic Discoveries & Explorations. Engraved & Published By D.Griffing Johnson, 80 Nassau St. New York. 1847. Entered ... 1846 by D. Griffing Johnson ... New York
List No:
2156.001
Series No:
2
Publication Author:
Johnson, D. Griffing
Pub Date:
1847
Pub Title:
Johnson's Illustrated & Embellished Steel Plate Map of The World On Mercator's Projection, Compiled from the latest & most Authentic Sources Exhibiting the recent Arctic and Antarctic Discoveries & Explorations. Engraved & Published By D.Griffing Johnson, 80 Nassau St. New York. 1847. Entered ... 1846 by D. Griffing Johnson ... New York.
Pub Reference:
Ristow p318.
Pub Note:
See note field above.
Pub List No:
2156.000
Pub Type:
Case Map
Pub Height cm:
139
Pub Width cm:
198
Image No:
2156001
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