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BERGHAUS, Hermann.

Chart Of The World On Mercator’s Projection Entirely Reconstructed by Hermann Habenicht (for the sea) and Bruno Domann (for the land). 1897.

Overall dimensions 97 x 148. Large folding chart of the world. The sea with full colour, original outline colour to territorial borders and coastlines. Numerous geographical and commercial references highlighted in original colour including sailing routes, telegraph lines and ocean currents. Vignette world charts to the lower corners outlining the locations of telegraph lines and the courses of the prevailing winds. Another panel to the centre of the lower edge with twin hemisphere projections. One panel of general explanatory text, another panel of text outlining the principal steamship routes. The whole dissected into 32 sections and backed onto linen. The chart folds into contemporary green cloth covered wallet, gilt lettered on upper panel. Minor wear to extremities of wallet. A few small split along one of the horizontal folds, otherwise in very good condition.

First published 1863, this the 12th edition.

Price £ 1000.00
Stock Code F36187
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