World on Mercator's Projection Africa Mts. of Moon 1820 ThomsonBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
Chart of the World on Mercator's Projection.
(World Map, Mercator's Projection, North America, South America, Africa, Europe, Asia, Oceania, Mountains of the Moon).
Issued c.1820, Edinburgh by John Thomson & Co.
We note the vast apocryphal Mts. of the Moon range seen cutting across the interior of Africa.
Early 19th century engraved map with original outline hand color.
Nice looking example, pleasing age patina, any minor age flaws easy to overlook or forgive.
Original centerfold as issued.
Sheet measures c. 10 1/2" H x 13 1/2" W.
Tooley's Dictionary of Mapmakers, vol. 2.