World Map on Mercator's Projection 1832 Carey & Lea miniature map
World Map on Mercator's Projection 1832 Carey & Lea miniature map World Map on Mercator's Projection 1832 Carey & Lea miniature map
$ 75.00

The World on Mercator's Projection.

(World Map, North America, South America, Africa, Europe, Asia, Middle East, Southeast Asia, Australia).

Issued 1832, Philadelphia by Carey & Lea for Starling. Engraved by P.E. Hamm.

Charming little early 19th century American produced map, engraved with original hand color. A gem miniature, precisely engraved with great delicacy and skill.

Paper has uniformly toned to give the map a unique mellow visual glow unlike anything modern.

A very nice looking example, most pleasing age patina, any minor age flaws easy to overlook or forgive.

Sheet Measures c. 6 3/4" H x 4 1/4" W.

Engraved Area Measures c. 5 1/2" H x 3 1/2" W.

Cartographic Reference(s):
Tooley's Dictionary of Mapmakers, vol. 1.

[R25829].