Eastern Hemisphere World sphere Torrens hook 1887 Mitchell Bradley old mapBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian
(World sphere- Africa- Asia- Arabia- Australia)
Issued 1887, Phila. by Bradley based upon Mitchell plates.
Attractive late-19th century antique map. Lithographed with original hand color.
Depicts Lake Torrens in South Australia with an erroneous and short-lived hook shape. Mountain height diagram at top center corresponds to list at bottom. Comparison of world river lengths in top corners.
Paper and image remains clean and well preserved with a fine patina and visual appeal.
Sheet measures c. 15 1/4"H x 12"W.
Printed area measures c. 14"H x 10 1/8"W.
Ristow, American Maps & Mapmakers , p. 313.
Tooley's Dictionary of Mapmakers , vol. 3, p. 260.