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Collection:
David Rumsey Historical Map Collection
Author:
Dower, John Nicaragua; Teesdale, Henry
Date:
1857
Short Title:
Covers: Chart of the World On Mercator's Projection.
Publisher:
Thomas Deacon & Co.
London
Type:
Case Map
Obj Height cm:
40
Obj Width cm:
27
Note:
Significantly updated from the 1844 edition: more discoveries shown in the Arctic and Antarctica, Western U.S. shows Fremont and results of Mexican War, Ocean currents are indicated world-wide, Australia and Africa are more detailed from explorations. Full color by country. Map is in two sheets, each dissected into 16 sections and edged in green cloth. Sheets have beautiful marbled paper end sheets, and fold in full brown leather covers 39.5x27 embossed in gold with "Teesdale's Map Of The World" and a decorative border.
Reference:
cf World p552.
World Area:
World
Full Title:
(Covers to) A New Chart of the World On Mercator's Projection With The Tracks Of The Most Celebrated & Recent Navigators. Engraved by John Dower, Pentonville. Published By Thomas Deacon & Co. Late H. Teesdale & Co. No. 1 Prujean Square St. Pauls & Sold by Simpkin, Marshall & Compy. Stationers Hall Court. New Edition. London, 1857. John Dower, Engraver, Cumming Place, Pentonville, London.
List No:
3838A
Series No:
1
Publication Author:
Teesdale, Henry; Dower, John Nicaragua
Pub Date:
1857
Pub Title:
A New Chart of the World On Mercator's Projection With The Tracks Of The Most Celebrated & Recent Navigators. Engraved by John Dower, Pentonville. Published By Thomas Deacon & Co. Late H. Teesdale & Co. No. 1 Prujean Square St. Pauls & Sold by Simpkin, Marshall & Compy. Stationers Hall Court. New Edition. London, 1857. John Dower, Engraver, Cumming Place, Pentonville, London.
Pub Reference:
cf World p552.
Pub Note:
See note field above.
Pub List No:
3838.000
Pub Type:
Case Map
Pub Height cm:
39
Pub Width cm:
27
Image No:
3838A
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