Eastern Hemisphere World Decorative Flags mountains rivers ship 1885 antique mapBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
The Eastern Hemisphere.
Issued 1885, Louisville, Illinois by Tunison.
Fine original 19th century map with lovely original hand color.
A wonderful decorative map, with vignettes in the four corners, including a mountain height comparison, river lengths, a sailing ship and the Sphinx and pyramids of Egypt. Flags of the world across the top. A different map is printed on the back.
In near VG or better condition, overall the image is clean and very attractive.
Sheet measures c. 11 1/8" W x 14" H.
Printed area measures c. 9 5/8" W x 12 1/2" H.
Tooleys Dictionary of Mapmakers , vol. 4, p. 295*.