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BERGHAUS, Hermann.


Chart Of The World On Mercator's Projection. X edition. Gotha: Justus Perthes. 1882.

Overall dimensions 96 x 157 cm. Full original colour in block and outline. An attractive and detailed folding chart of the world. Numerous inset maps, both of the whole world (showing different geographical features) and also of individual harbours and estuaries. A table of explanation to the centre of the lower edge. The map dissected into 4 sections and mounted on linen.

First published 1863, this the tenth Edition. The engravers' names are given in the title cartouche as H. Eberhardt, E. Kuhn and W. Weiler.
The colouring, as well as demonstrating countries and borders, also highlights diverse features such as projected telegraph lines, shipping routes and ocean currents.

Price £ 1000.00
Stock Code 51302
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