World planisphere showing ocean currents icebergs 1875 large old engraved mapBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian
Planisphere sur la Projection de Mercator.
(World on Mercator projection)
Issued Paris, 1875. Issued by A. Brue, corrected by Levasseur.
Attractive large old engraved 19th century antique map. Interesting scientific emphasis, the color coded key lower left corner identifying different ocean flow patterns. Also shows the extent at this time of the seasonal iceberg flow range, or extent of fixed ice glaciers.
Paper and image remains clean and well preserved with a fine patina and visual appeal.
Original fold line as issued.
Sheet measures c. 18 3/4"H x 24 3/8"W.
Printed area measures c. 14 3/4"H x 20 1/8"W.
Tooley's Dictionary of Mapmakers , vol. 1.