World Map in Double Hemispheres Mountains & Rivers of the World 1856 Boynton mapBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
The World in Hemispheres.
(Old Maps, World Maps, Mountains of the World, Waterfalls, Rivers of the World).
Issued 1856, Boston by Hickling, Swan & Brown. Engraved by Boynton.
A lovely decorative mid 19th century antique engraved map with original hand color. An elusive and infrequently seen map which compares river lengths and mountain heights in the borders surrounding the hemispheres.
Well preserved, nice looking example with pleasing age patina.
Original center fold as issued.
Sheet Measures c. 11" H x 13" W.
Engraved Area Measures c. 9 1/4" H x 11 1/4" W.
Tooley's Dictionary of Mapmakers, vol. 1.