World in Hemispheres polar river length globe 1860 Mitchell mapBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
The World in Hemispheres. With Other Projections &c;, &c.;
(World Map / Polar / Globe / River length comparison).
Issued c. 1860, Phila. by S.A. Mitchell, Jr..
Attractive and decorative mid-19th century engraved map, with original hand color.
Pleasing floral and vegetation border surround the various globes and hemispheric views. A comparison of river lengths around the world is seen in the top two corners.
Nice looking example, pleasing age patina, any minor age flaws easy to overlook or forgive.
Sheet Measures c. 13 3/8"H x 15 3/8"W.
Engraved Area Measures c. 11 1/4"H x 13 1/8"W.
Reps, American Maps and Mapmakers, p. 313.
Tooley's Dictionary of Mapmakers, vol. 4, pp. 260.