Eastern Hemisphere mountain heights river lengths 1872 Mitchell old antique mapBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian
(River Lengths / Mountain Heights / etc.)
Issued Philadelphia, 1872 by S.A. Mitchell.
Lovely antique 19th century engraved and lithographed map with original hand color. A decorative border surrounds the map. Comparison of key world river lengths in the corners, mountain diagram top center with key at bottom center between two inset spheres.
A lovely, clean example, with only minor signs of age (such as toning in the margins). Well-preserved and pleasing.
Sheet measures c. 15" x 12"
Engraved area measures c. 13 1/2" x 10 1/2"
Tooley's Dictionary of Mapmakers , Vol. 1, pg. 309.