World Map in Hemispheres Polar Projections Rivers of the World 1866 Mitchell mapBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
The World in Hemispheres with Other Projections &c; &c.;
(World Map in Hemispheres, Western Hemisphere, Eastern Hemisphere, Polar Projections, North Pole, South Pole).
Issued c. 1866, Philadelphia by S.A. Mitchell.
Decorative 19th century engraved map, with original hand color. Mitchell maps of this mid-century era were issued with a range of color as well as variant decorative borders.
A comparison of world wide river lengths at top corners, hemispheric projections in lower corners, North Polar region in bottom cusp.
Nice looking example, pleasing age patina, any minor age flaws easy to overlook or forgive.
Sheet Measures c. 12 1/2" H x 15 1/4" W.
Engraved Area Measures c. 10 1/2" H x 13 1/2" W.
Reps, American Maps and Mapmakers, p. 313.
Tooley's Dictionary of Mapmakers, vol. 4, pp. 260.