C. 1859 Wall Map of The World by M.F. Maury 34”x24” Orig.
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C. 1859 Wall Map of The World by Matthew Fontaine Maury, published by University Publishing Co., New York, 34”x24” Orig.
A linen-backed 19th century hemispheric projection wall map of The World, with full period hand-color. The date of the map is not apparent but from the world population of 1,455,000 and the lack of a Suez Canal, we would estimate a date of Circa 1859.
• Map is entitled: “The World” by M.F. Maury, LL.D.
• Map is drawn by Jacob Wells.
• Map is published by University Publishing Co, New York.
• Produced by lithography on sheets of paper mounted on a linen backing; original color.
• Original rods.
• Bottom Roller with acorn finials is 39” long.
• Inset Tables:
o Comparative Heights of Mountains.
o Comparative lengths of Rivers.
o Area covered by water.
o Area covered by land; total and by hemisphere.
o Population Total and by hemisphere.
o Population and area of the continents.
All items are sold "as is". This is antique map; small nicks and scratches are part of the beauty of an antique and are not described unless significant. The condition of this map is fair; there are significant areas of water staining (see photos). There is flaking and fraying and a few holes. There is an 8” area of separation of the map from the bottom roller along the bottom left facing margin.
This map may be picked up in Boylston, MA.
CONUS shipping will be via USPS Priority Mail.
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