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Collection:
David Rumsey Historical Map Collection
Author:
Mitchell, Samuel Augustus
Date:
1875
Short Title:
World known to ancients.
Publisher:
J.H. Butler & Co.
Philadelphia
Type:
Atlas Map
Obj Height cm:
23
Obj Width cm:
28
Scale 1:
50,000,000
Note:
Engraved map with 2 insets. Hand colored. Relief shown by hachures. Prime meridians: Ferro and Washington. "Classical geography" upper margin.
World Area:
Eastern Hemisphere; World
Subject:
Classical
Full Title:
Map of the World as known to the ancients. Engraved to illustrate Mitchell's ancient geography. (with) Comparative map of the World. (with) The World according to Ptolemy. Drawn & engraved by J.H. Young. Entered ... 1844, by S. Augustus Mitchell ... Eastern District of Pennsylvania. (1875)
List No:
1753.001
Page No:
1
Series No:
3
Engraver or Printer:
Young, J.H.
Publication Author:
Mitchell, Samuel Augustus
Pub Date:
1875
Pub Title:
Mitchell's ancient atlas, classical and sacred, containing maps illustrating the geography of the ancient World, as described by the writers of antiquity; also, the political divisions, cities, towns, places distinguished by remarkable events ... As determined by modern observations; together with a table of the corresponding ancient and modern names of the places engraved in the maps. The whole accompanied by a descriptive geography, embellished with numerous engravings of remarkable events, views of important cities, noted structures, and various interesting antique remains. By S. Augustus Mitchell. Philadelphia: Published by J.H. Butler & Co. For sale by the booksellers throughout the United States. 1875.
Pub Reference:
Cf P5636 (1874 ed.)
Pub Note:
See note field above.
Pub List No:
1753.000
Pub Type:
Classical Atlas
Pub Maps:
7
Pub Height cm:
30
Pub Width cm:
25
Image No:
1753001
Institution:
Rumsey Collection
Ownership Statement:
Copyright 2005
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Map of the World as known to the ancients. Engraved to illustrate Mitchell's ancien…