Comparative Maps of the World
Antique Comparative Maps (29)
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Model # COM010
Map of the Principal Rivers Throughout the World. Comparative Lengths of the Principal Rivers throughout the World. No. 53. - Maker: Carey & Lea
Antique hand colored engraved comparative chart from the Carey & Lea Atlas, surrounded by explanatory text with fascinating information on all the principal rivers of the world. At the time of the publication of this chart, the source of the Nile was unknown. Cleaned, flattened, de-acidified, good condition, page measures approx. 16.5 x 20.5 inches, map 9.75 x 13.5 inches.
Price: $225.00 Date: 1823
1823Carey & Lea$225.00

Model # COM003
Table of the Comparative Heights of the Principal Mountains in the World. - Maker: Anthony Finley
Antique hand colored map, from Anthony Finley's "A New General Atlas, Comprising a Complete Set of Maps, representing Grand Divisions of the Globe, Together with the Several Empires, Kingdoms, and States in the World; Compiled from the Best Authorities, and corrected by the Most Recent Discoveries", 1827. At the time of this charts publication, the height of Everest had not yet been calculated, nor had any attempt to reach the summit been successful. Excellent condition, 11.25 x 8.75 inches.
Price: $250.00 Date: 1827
1827Anthony Finley$250.00

Model # COM004
Table of the Comparative Lengths of the Principal Rivers throughout the World. - Maker: Anthony Finley
Antique hand colored map, from Anthony Finley's "A New General Atlas, Comprising a Complete Set of Maps, representing Grand Divisions of the Globe, Together with the Several Empires, Kingdoms, and States in the World; Compiled from the Best Authorities, and corrected by the Most Recent Discoveries", 1827. At the time of the publication of this chart, the source of the Nile was unknown. Excellent condition, 11.25 x 8.75 inches.
Price: $150.00 Date: 1827
1827Anthony Finley$150.00

Model # COM023
A Comparative View of some of the Principal Hills in Great Britain - Maker: Moule
Antique black and white comparative map showing the many hills in England, with their names and heights. Including St. Pauls, Salisbury Cathedral, and Dover Cliff for comparison. Very good overall antique condition. Measures approximately 10 x 8 inches.
Price: $65.00 Date: 1832
1832Moule$65.00

Model # COM002
A Map of the Principal Rivers Shewing their Courses, Countries, and Comparative Lengths - Maker: SDUK/Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge
Antique map published by the SDUK/Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge. Unusual layout, with the rivers of the world displayed around a centrally placed compass, includes also index of river lengths. Good condition, minor soil and aging as seen in the photo, minor edge wear, 12.25 x 15.5 inches.
Price: $150.00 Date: 1834
1834SDUK/Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge$150.00

Model # COM029
Comparative Lengths of Rivers - Maker: T.G. Bradford
Antique hand colored map showing Comparative Lengths of Rivers from North America, South America, Europe, Asia, Africa including Distribution of Vegetables and snow line. Very good condition with some foxing in border and a few brown spots. By T.G. Bradford, in A Comprehensive Atlas Geographical, Historical & Commercial, 1835. Approximately 10" x 7.75"
Price: $175.00 Date: 1835
1835T.G. Bradford$175.00

Model # COM030
Comparative Size of Animals - Maker: T.G. Bradford
Antique hand black and white map showing Comparative Sizes of Animals including Elephant, Giraffe, Moose, Zebra, Whale, Alligator, other animals and organic remains of certain species . Very good condition with some light foxing outside the border. By T.G. Bradford, in A Comprehensive Atlas Geographical, Historical & Commercial, 1835. Approximately 10" x 7.75"
Price: $50.00 Date: 1835
1835T.G. Bradford$50.00

Model # COM012
Coupes geologiques. (Carte de grandeur double). - Maker: Malte-Brun
From the "Precis de la Geographie Universelle ou Description de Toutes les Parties du Monde", by Malte-Brun, 1842. Good condition, approx. 12.75 x 17 inches.
Price: $50.00 Date: 1842
1842Malte-Brun$50.00

Model # COM026
Comparative Lengths of Rivers and Heights of Waterfalls, Tableau indiquant la Longueur des Principaux Fleuves et la Hauteur de Quelques Chutes - Maker: Barbie du Bocage
Antique uncolored comparative map displaying the heights of the known waterfalls and length of known rivers of the world. Published in 1846 by Jean-Denis Barbie du Bocage. Note that the Nile, which is now known as the longest river, has a series of dots with a question mark, indicating that they had not yet found the headwater and therefore did not know the river's length. Good to very good antique condition with minor light foxing throughout and folds at lower corners. approx. 9.5 x 12.25 inches to the edge of the printed area
Price: $115.00 Date: 1846
1846Barbie du Bocage$115.00

Model # COM014
A Comparative View of the Principal Waterfalls, Islands, Lakes, Rivers and Mountains of the Eastern Hemisphere. - Maker: Tallis
By Rapkin and Tallis, surrounded by characteristic vignettes and decorated border. Note that the tallest mountain on this map is Dhawalagiri, which is now known as the 7th tallest. This is because the 6 taller mountains had not yet been discovered or measured. The first published height of Everest was not calculated until 1856. The Nile is now known to be the longest river, but on this map it is clear that the source of the Nile had not yet been identified. Fair to good condition, some very good, some foxing and toning, approx. 10.5 x 13.75 inches.
Price: $150.00 Date: 1851
1851Tallis$150.00

Model # COM015B
A Comparative View of the Principal Waterfalls, Islands, Lakes, Rivers and Mountains of the Western Hemisphere. - Maker: Tallis
By Rapkin and Tallis, surrounded by decorated border. Good antique condition, minor staining as shown in photo, decorative border of title at top is slightly cut off, as shown in the photo, even toning, approx. 10.5 x 13.75 inches.
Price: $150.00 Date: 1851
1851Tallis$150.00

Model # COM008
Lengths of the Principal Rivers of the World. Heights of the Principal Mountains of the World. - Maker: Mitchell/Cowperthwait, Desilver & Butler
Antique hand colored comparative map of the known mountains and rivers, from Mitchell's "New Universal Atlas, Containing Maps of the Various Empires, Kingdoms, States and Republics of the World, With a Special Map of Each of the United States, Plans of Cities, etc.", 1853. At this time Mount Everest's height had not yet been calculated and the source of the Nile had not yet been identified (the source of the nile on this map is listed as the Mountains of the Moon). Lake Victoria was found by Europeans in 1858 but not confirmed as the source of the Nile until 1875. The tallest mountain on this map is Dwahalagiri at 26,262 feet (Everest is 29,029 ft). Very good condition with overall toning, slight image transfer, and small water stain in right margin, 13 x 16 inches.
Price: $275.00 Date: 1853
1853Mitchell/Cowperthwait, Desilver & Butler$275.00

Model # COM001B
Botanische Geographie (Physical Geography) - Maker: Aikman
Uncolored comparative map of Humboldt's Distribution of Plants in Equinoctial America, According to Elevation Above the Level of Sea, compares plants and mountains using Humboldt's Life Zones, in German, from Meyer's Handatlas, black & white, 10"h x 14"w, Aikman, very good condition to excellent condition with minor staining near edges.
Price: $135.00 Date: 1854
1854Aikman$135.00

Model # OTH001BW
Comparative Size of Lakes and Islands - Maker: Colton/Johnson and Browning
Fascinating black and white comparative map showing the sizes of Lakes of the Western Hemisphere, Lakes in the Eastern Hemisphere, Islands in the Western Hemisphere, and Islands in the Eastern Hemisphere. This chart was published two years before any European had seen Lake Victoria in Africa. By Colton, published by Johnson and Browning, with ornate decorative border. Good to very good condition with minor aging and minor spotting as seen in photo, measures approx. 13 x 15.5 inches.
Price: $165.00 Date: 1856
1856Colton/Johnson and Browning$165.00

Model # WOR142
The World in Hemispheres - Maker: Cartee
This antique hand colored map entitled, The World in Hemispheres, Designed to Accompany Cartee's Physical and Political Geography, was published in 1856 by Hickling, Swan, and Brown. Engraved by G.W. Boynton, this map includes political borders as well as pictorial images of comparative heights of mountains and waterfalls, as well as the lengths of rivers. It was originally published in A School Atlas of Physical Geography, Illustrating, in a Series of Maps Compiled from the Celebrated Atlases of A. Keith Johnston, and of Milner and Petermann, The Elementary Facts of Geology, Hydrology, Meteorology, and Natural History by Cornelius S. Cartee, A. M. Measuring 11 x 13.5 inches, this piece is in very good antique condition with minor toning and foxing.
Price: $100.00 Date: 1856
1856Cartee$100.00

Model # COM020
Switzerland, Philip with Comparative Map diagram - Maker: Philip
Hand colored map of Switzerland, colored by cantons, with mountains, lakes, cities, towns and railroad lines and stops. Diagram below the map includes comparative heights of principal mountains and passes of the Alps., very good condition overall with some foxing, both the map and diagram together measure 23" x 19".
Price: $250.00 Date: 1859
1859Philip$250.00

Model # COM036
Lengths of the Principal Rivers of the World. Heights of the Principal Mountains of the World. - Maker: Desilver
Antique hand colored comparative map of the known mountains and rivers, from Desilver's "A New Universal Atlas Containing Maps of the various Empires, Kingdoms, States and Republics Of The World", 1859. At this time Mount Everest's height had been calculated and published in the Great Trigonometrical Survey of India but the mountain was known as Peak XY and it does not appear on this map (perhaps the data required verification). The source of the Nile had not yet been identified (the source of the Nile on this map is listed as the Mountains of the Moon). Lake Victoria was found by Europeans in 1858 but not confirmed as the source of the Nile until 1875. The tallest mountain on this map is Kunchinginga at 28,176 feet (Everest is 29,029 ft.). Good to very good condition with light toning at edges, slight image transfer, minor staining on left side, some small tears in edges, 12.5 x 16 inches to the edge of the decorative border.
Price: $200.00 Date: 1859
1859Desilver$200.00

Model # COM006
Mountains & Rivers - Maker: Johnson & Ward
Antique comparative map with early printed color showing principal mountains, rivers and lakes in the world as known in 1864. The source of the Nile was not yet known. Also includes the key to the mountains on a separate sheet, which are numbered by continent. Very good antique condition with toning of the paper, water stains in the margins, and some mild tearing at the seam and seam separation which has been fixed with archival tape. Measures approx. 16.5 x 25 inches to the neatline.
Price: $225.00 Date: 1864
1864Johnson & Ward$225.00

Model # COM007
Johnson's Chart of Comparative Heights of Mountains and Lengths of Rivers of North America, South America, Europe, Asia and Africa. - Maker: Johnson & Ward
Hand colored antique comparative map, showing the comparative lengths of rivers and heights of mountains for each continent (except Australia). At this time Mount Everest's height had been calculated and the source of the Nile had been identified but was currently under dispute. Lake Victoria was found by Europeans in 1858 but not confirmed as the source of the Nile until 1875. Good antique condition with some spots and minor water stains, slight seam separation in margin, as well as light overall toning, and small tear. Approx. 23" x 17" to the neatline. Priced as-is.
Price: $225.00 Date: 1866
1866Johnson & Ward$225.00

Model # COM021
A Diagram Exhibiting the Difference of Time Between the Places Shown and Washington - Maker: Johnson & Ward
Hand Colored antique diagram showing a multitude of clocks wherein the figures on the dials denote the Airline distances from Washington and the clock hands indicate the time in that location when it is 12:00 in Washington. This diagram was published just under two decades before standard time was adopted in 1883. Good antique condition with tears at left side on the top and bottom that can be repaired. Printed area measures approx. 15 x 13.5 inches.
Price: $75.00 Date: 1866
1866Johnson & Ward$75.00

Model # WOR126
A Time Table Indicating the Difference in Time Between the Principal Cities of the World, and also Showing their Air-Line Distance from Washington. - Maker: Mitchell
This hand-colored antique timeline comes from Mitchell's 1874 New General Atlas. North America map on verso. It is in good antique condition with overall toning and foxing, mostly beyond the neatline. It measures approximately 13.5 x 11 inches.
Price: $200.00 Date: 1868
1868Mitchell$200.00

Model # WOR137
World Tides and River Basins - Maker: Guyot
Antique printed color map showing global ocean tide patterns and a comparative chart of the world's great rivers and their lengths, surface areas, and sources, titled "Map of the Course of the Tidal Wave in the Three Great Oceans and the Great River Basins of the World," by A. Guyot, Swiss geographer and Princeton professor, from "Guyot's Geographical Series, The Earth and its Inhabitants, Intermediate Geography." At the time of printing this map, Lake Victoria had not yet been confirmed as the source of the Nile, and the Amazon was still considered the longest river. Verso contains text on Waves and Tides. Excellent condition with very light toning, measures approx. 8 x 11 inches
Price: $85.00 Date: 1872
1872Guyot$85.00

Model # WOR140
World Marine Currents - Maker: Guyot
Antique printed color map showing global "Marine Currents", by A. Guyot, Swiss geographer and Princeton professor, from "Guyot's Geographical Series, The Earth and its Inhabitants, Intermediate Geography." Accompanying text below and on reverse. Very good condition with very light toning, map measures approx. 5.5 x 9 inches
Price: $35.00 Date: 1872
1872Guyot$35.00

Model # WOR131
Colton's Maps of the World - Maker: Colton
Six Antique hand colored maps of the world that comprise a double-spread from Colton's world atlas, depicting six different features: The Land and the Co-Tidal Lines; The Principal Features of Meteorology with inset rain map; The Principal Members of the Animal Kingdom with inset bird distribution map; Ocean Currents and River Systems; Distribution and Limits of Principal Plants with inset of vertical ranges of various plants; and The Productive Industry of Various Countries, all surrounded by Colton's decorative border. Fair antique condition, light water damage mostly outside border, very light minimal staining in some of the maps, paper is slightly wavy and toned overall, approx. 15 x 27 inches including border
Price: $175.00 Date: 1887
1887Colton$175.00

Model # COM032
Comparative Length in Miles of the Principal Rivers of The World, Comparative Height in Feet of The Principal Mountains of The World - Maker: Cram
Antique printed color comparative illustration of the lengths of the world's rivers and the heights of the world's mountains. Very good condition with some slight overall browning. By Cram, 1894, original atlas unknown. Measures approximately 11.5" x 9" to the neatline.
Price: $40.00 Date: 1894
1894Cram$40.00

Model # OTH235
Rank of States and Territories In Population At Each Census (1790-1890) - Maker: Gannett
Antique printed color statistical diagram showing the ranking of states' populations at the time of each United States census from 1790 to 1890. Very good condition with some toning/marking of the outer edges of the paper. By Henry Gannett, in The Statistical Atlas of the United States- Eleventh Census, 1898. Image measures approximately 17" x 27.5", including title.
Price: $95.00 Date: 1898
1898Gannett$95.00

Model # OTH236
Proportion of Urban to Total Population, By States and Territories-Historical: 1790 to 1890 - Maker: Gannett
Antique black and white statistical diagram showing the proportion of urban to total population, by percentage, in the individual states of the United States from 1790 to 1890. Very good condition with some mild toning of the antique paper. By Henry Gannett, in The Statistical Atlas of the United States- Eleventh Census, 1898. Measures approximately 18" x 13.5" to the neatline.
Price: $50.00 Date: 1898
1898Gannett$50.00

Model # OTH237
Rank of The Most Populous Cities At Each Census: 1790-1890 - Maker: Gannett
Antique printed color statistical diagram showing the ranking of the most populous cities in the United States at the time of each census from 1790 to 1890. Fair condition with some heavy seam separation, as well as some toning and paper loss at the edges of the paper. By Henry Gannett, in The Statistical Atlas of the United States- Eleventh Census, 1898. Image measures approximately 16.25" x 27", including title. (Note: Priced as is.)
Price: $65.00 Date: 1898
1898Gannett$65.00

Model # USA225
Increase or Decrease of The Rural Population: 1880-1890 & Average Size of Families: 1890 - Maker: Gannett
Antique printed color page of two statistical maps, based on census data. The first map shows the increase/decrease of the rural population of the United States from 1880 to 1890. The second map shows the average size of American families in 1890. Very good condition with some mild toning of the antique paper, as well as some small tears at the edges. By Henry Gannett, in The Statistical Atlas of the United States- Eleventh Census, 1898. Measures approximately 17.75" x 13", including title. (Note: These two maps can be separated, if desired. Please contact us if this is of interest.)
Price: $85.00 Date: 1898
1898Gannett$85.00

The following 26 items have been sold

Antique Comparative Maps (26)
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Model # COM009
Map and Description of the Principal Mountains, &c. Throughout the World.*****SOLD***** - Maker: Carey & Lea
Black and white engraved antique comparative chart, with comparative illustration of mountain heights, and complete information on mountain heights in both the Eastern and Western Hemispheres. Very good condition, restored, 16.75 x 20.5 inches.*****SOLD*****
Price: Date: 1822
1822Carey & Lea

Model # COM028
Comparative Heights of Mountains *****SOLD***** - Maker: T.G. Bradford
Antique hand colored map showing Comparative Heights of Mountains from North America, South America, Europe, Asia, Africa including Himmaleh (Himalayas), White, and Mount Blanc. Very good condition with some foxing around edges. By T.G. Bradford, in A Comprehensive Atlas Geographical, Historical & Commercial, 1835. Approximately 8" x 10.25" **SOLD**
Price: Date: 1835
1835T.G. Bradford

Model # COM024
Comparative Heights of Mountains, Hauteur au Dessus de la Mer, de Points le Plus Eleves des Principles Chaines de Montagnes **SOLD** - Maker: Barbie du Bocage
Antique uncolored comparative map displaying the heights of the known mountains of the world. Published in 1846 by Jean-Denis Barbie du Bocage. Note that the tallest mountain on this map is Dhaulagiri, which is now known as the 7th tallest. This is because the 6 taller mountains had not yet been discovered or measured. The first published height of Everest was not calculated until 1856. Good to very good antique condition with minor light foxing throughout and folds at lower corners. approx. 9.5 x 12.25 inches to the edge of the printed area
Price: Date: 1846
1846Barbie du Bocage

Model # COM025
Comparative Heights of Buildings and Momuments, Tableau Comparatif de la Hauteur des Principaux Monuments **SOLD** - Maker: Barbie du Bocage
Antique uncolored comparative map displaying the heights of the tallest monuments of the world. Published in 1846 by Jean-Denis Barbie du Bocage. Note that the Eiffel Tower is not on this print because it was not constructed until 1889 (completion date) but it was the tallest structure in the world from 1889 until 1930. Good to very good antique condition with minor light foxing throughout and folds at lower corners. approx. 9.5 x 12.25 inches to the edge of the printed area
Price: Date: 1846
1846Barbie du Bocage

Model # COM017
Physical Geography (of the world) ***SOLD*** - Maker: Black
Hand colored comparative map showing the sizes of mountains and rivers. The mountains are grouped by country and the rivers by lengths. Rivers are labeled, and the tallest mountains are labeled, but the key to the unlabeled mountains is not included with this map. Interesting to note is the fact that the Missouri River is shown as the longest and it comprises part of the Mississippi River from its mouth. The Nile is now known as the longest river but at the time of the making of this map, it seems Lake Victoria had not been found by European mapmakers yet. Very good to excellent condition overall with minor toning of paper mostly in margins, a few small tears at paper edges, 10 x 14 1/2".
Price: Date: 1854
1854Black

Model # COM018
Mountains & Rivers*****SOLD***** - Maker: Colton
Mountains & Rivers Comparative Map, showing principal mountains, rivers and lakes in the world as known in 1856. This comparative map is stunning for its composition, artistic layout and information. 17 1/2 x 24 1/2", Fair condition and priced as is with brown spots (one near center fold and one in our left margin), some soiling and repaired tear in lower center fold margin. Color and strike of image are good and map is whole.*****SOLD*****
Price: Date: 1856
1856Colton

Model # COM001GER
Botanische Geographie (Physical Geography) *****SOLD***** - Maker: Aikman
Hand colored comparative map of Humboldt's Distribution of Plants in Equinoctial America, According to Elevation Above the Level of Sea, compares plants and mountains using Humboldt's Life Zones, in German, from Meyer's Handatlas, 10 x 14 inches, Aikman, very good condition, crease in upper right quadrant. **SOLD**
Price: Date: 1860
1860Aikman

Model # COM016B
Comparative Size of Lakes and Islands *****SOLD***** - Maker: Colton
Hand colored comparative map showing the sizes of Lakes of the Western Hemisphere, Lakes in the Eastern Hemisphere, Islands in the Western Hemisphere, and Islands in the Eastern Hemisphere. Dated 1855, 1871 printing. At the time of printing, Lake Victoria, the second largest lake in the world, had been seen by Europeans, but it was not circumnavigated until 1875. Very good condition with minor toning, approx. 12 x 15". **SOLD**
Price: Date: 1871
1871Colton

Model # WOR138
World Magnetic Declination ***SOLD*** - Maker: Guyot
Antique printed color map showing global lines of equal magnetic declination, titled "Lines of equal magnetic Delination Epoch 1858" by A. Guyot, Swiss geographer and Princeton professor, from "Guyot's Geographical Series, The Earth and its Inhabitants, Intermediate Geography." Excellent condition with very light toning, map measures approx. 5.5 x 11 inches. **SOLD**
Price: Date: 1872
1872Guyot

Model # WOR139
World Temperatures *****SOLD***** - Maker: Guyot
Antique printed color map showing global isotherms, titled "Map of the World Showing the Distribution of the Temperature of the Air and the Course of the Annual Isothermal Lines", by A. Guyot, Swiss geographer and Princeton professor, from "Guyot's Geographical Series, The Earth and its Inhabitants, Intermediate Geography." Verso contains text on the world's winds and physical climate. Very good condition with very light toning and fold impression stains, map measures approx. 11 x 18 inches *****SOLD*****
Price: Date: 1872
1872Guyot

Model # COM013
Mountains & Rivers *****SOLD***** - Maker: Gray
Antique hand colored mountains and rivers comparative map, showing principal mountains, rivers and lakes in the world as known in 1874. The source of the Nile was not yet known. Statistical details are on the back of map. From Gray's Atlas. Very Good to Excellent condition with some discoloration along glue strip. Approx. 16.5 x 25 inches to the neatline. **SOLD**
Price: Date: 1874
1874Gray

Model # COM022
Comparative Size of Lakes and Islands in Eastern and Western Hemispheres *****SOLD***** - Maker: Gray
Antique hand colored map comparing the world's lakes and islands from "Gray's Atlas of the U.S. with General Maps of the World". At the time of printing, the first circumnavigation of Lake Victoria, the second largest lake in the world, would have just recently been completed. It is not included on this chart, perhaps because the information had not yet reached map makers. Reverse side has map of North America where Alaska is a territory and most of modern Canada is British possession. Shows political boundaries of the time, cities, land forms, bodies of water, rivers, and islands. Good to very good condition with minor light spotting and overall toning. Approx. 12 x 15 inches. **SOLD**
Price: Date: 1876
1876Gray

Model # WOR053
New Map of the World in Hemispheres. With Comparative Views of the Heights of the Principal Mountains and Lengths of the Principal Rivers of the Globe.*****SOLD***** - Maker: Gray
Antique hand colored map of the world in hemispheres, surrounded by fascinating comparative diagrams of mountain heights and river lengths, and world "time diagram". Excellent condition, some toning at edges, 16.25 x 17.25 inches.*****SOLD*****
Price: Date: 1879
1879Gray

Model # WOR071
Gray's New Map of the World in Hemispheres, with Comparative Views of the Heights of Principal Mountains and Lengths of the Principal Rivers on the Globe*****SOLD***** - Maker: Gray
Map of World with Western and Eastern Hemispheres, divided by countries and regions. This stunning map is packed with information and combines a world map with artistic comparative details of mountains, rivers, and a diagram of time, from Gray's Atlas. 16 1/2 x 26", Very Good to Excellent condition, a few small minor creases.*****SOLD*****
Price: Date: 1884
1884Gray

Model # WOR128
Eastern Hemisphere with Comparative Lengths of Rivers and Comparative Heights of the Principal Mountains. *****SOLD***** - Maker: Mitchell
Eastern Hemisphere with Comparative Lengths of Rivers of Europe and Comparative Lengths of Rivers of Asia and Africa and Comparative Heights of the Principal Mountains of the Eastern Hemisphere. This hand-colored antique map from Mitchell's 1884 New General Atlas shows political boundaries, cities, water bodies, as well as land features. Reverse of paper shows a Map of the World on the Mercator Projection Exhibiting the American Continent and its Center. This map is in very good antique condition with minor overall toning. It measures approximately 13.5 x 11 inches. *****SOLD*****
Price: Date: 1884
1884Mitchell

Model # WOR129
Western Hemisphere with Comparative Lengths of Rivers and Comparative Heights of the Principal Mountains. *****SOLD***** - Maker: Mitchell
Western Hemisphere with Comparative Lengths of Rivers of Europe and Comparative Lengths of Rivers of Asia and Africa and Comparative Heights of the Principal Mountains of the Eastern Hemisphere. This hand-colored antique map from Mitchell's 1884 New General Atlas shows political boundaries, cities, water bodies, as well as land features. Reverse of paper shows A Time Table Indicating the Difference in Time Between the Principal Cities of the World and Also Showing their Air-Line Distance from Washington. This map is in very good antique condition with minor overall toning. It measures approximately 13.5 x 11 inches. *****SOLD*****
Price: Date: 1884
1884Mitchell

Model # COM035
Notable High Buildings of the World *****SOLD***** - Maker: Rand McNally
Antique printed color chart showing various buildings and monuments throughout the world to compare their heights. By Rand McNally & Co., 1892. The Eiffel Tower had been completed just three years earlier and truly towers over the other buildings, to the extent that they needed to crop the middle section and include an inset of the top. A wide variety of buildings are included, such as the Washington Monument, the leaning tower of Pisa, the Arc de Triomphe, and the Bunker Hill Monument. Very good to excellent condition with a few very light spots, and toning that gets darker at the edges. Approx. 12.5 x 9 inches to the neatline. **SOLD**
Price: Date: 1892
1892Rand McNally

Model # COM033
Diagram of The Principal High Buildings of The Old World *****SOLD***** - Maker: Cram
Antique printed color comparative illustration of the heights of buildings "of the Old World." Includes a key at the bottom of the map to identify each building. Printed color of each building represents its building materials (e.g. Red indicates Brick, Yellow indicates gold, etc.). At this time (map published in 1894), the Eiffel Tower was the tallest man-made structure in the world. Very good condition with some slight overall browning. By Cram, 1894, original atlas unknown. Measures approximately 9.25" x 12.25" to the neatline. **SOLD**
Price: Date: 1894
1894Cram

Model # COM034
Elevations of The World in Sections *****SOLD***** - Maker: Cram
Antique printed black and white map showing elevations of the World in sections. Has two sections, which may be separated if desired. Very good condition with some slight overall browning. By Cram, 1894, original atlas unknown. Measures approximately 8.75" x 12.5" to the neatline (measured as both sections together). **SOLD**
Price: Date: 1894
1894Cram

Model # USA221
Population of The United States (Excluding Indians Not Taxed): 1790 to 1820 *****SOLD***** - Maker: Gannett
Antique printed color page of four statistical maps showing the distribution of the population of the United States in 1790, 1800, 1810, and 1820, respectively. Each map notes the center of the population at that time. Very good condition with some mild toning of the antique paper, as well as small tears at the edges of the paper. By Henry Gannett, in The Statistical Atlas of the United States- Eleventh Census, 1898. Image measures approximately 18" x 13", including title. **SOLD**
Price: Date: 1898
1898Gannett

Model # USA222
Population of The United States (Excluding Indians Not Taxed): 1830 to 1860 *****SOLD***** - Maker: Gannett
Antique printed color page of four statistical maps showing the distribution of the population of the United States in 1830, 1840, 1850, and 1860, respectively. Each map shows the center of population at that time. Very good condition with some mild toning of the antique paper. By Henry Gannett, in The Statistical Atlas of the United States- Eleventh Census, 1898. Image measures approximately 18" x 13", including title. **SOLD**
Price: Date: 1898
1898Gannett

Model # USA223
Distribution of The Population of The United States (Excluding Indians Not Taxed): 1870 & 1880 *****SOLD***** - Maker: Gannett
Antique printed color page of two statistical maps showing the distribution of the population of the United States in 1870 and 1880, respectively, based on census data. Map for 1870 shows range/hunting grounds. Both maps show Indian Reservation land and the centers of population at that time. Very good condition with some mild toning of the antique paper. By Henry Gannett, in The Statistical Atlas of the United States- Eleventh Census, 1898. Image measures approximately 17.75" x 13", including title. (Note: These two maps can be separated, if desired. Please contact us if this is of interest.) **SOLD**
Price: Date: 1898
1898Gannett

Model # COM019
Rivers - Mountains*****SOLD***** - Maker: Collins
Black and white comparative map of Rivers and Mountains arranged by hemishere, from Collins Appleton Atlas, drawn by Russell and originally published by Collins, very good condition, minor separation in lower center fold and minor foxing, 9 1/2 x 11 3/4.*****SOLD*****
Price: Date: c. 1840
c. 1840Collins

Model # COM027
Comparative Heights of Mountains and Lengths of Rivers *****SOLD***** - Maker: William Mackenzie
Antique black and white comparative map displaying the heights of the known mountains and lengths of the known rivers of the world. Published circa 1860 by William Mackenzie. Note that the index for the mountains is not included. On this map the source of the Nile, now known as the longest river, had been identified but the length was still unknown. The Mississippi River is shown as the longest because it shows the combined lengths of the Mississippi River and Missouri River. Good antique condition with a few minor spots, red coloring at the bottom on the word "Mountains", and archival tape on verso to repair four small tears at the top and bottom edges and some seam separation (see photo). approx. 9.75 x 11.75 inches to the neatline. Priced as is. **SOLD**
Price: Date: c. 1860
c. 1860William Mackenzie

Model # COM031
Outlines and Comparative Sizes of Remarkable Edifices in Both Hemispheres *****SOLD***** - Maker: Tunison
Antique colored comparative print showing the heights of famous buildings and monuments of the world at this time. The Eiffel Tower is not on this print because it was not constructed at this time. Buildings that are shown include the Pyramid of Cheops, the colosseum, many churches and catedrals, the leaning tower of Pisa, the Washington Monument, and more. From Tunison's Peerless Universal Atlas of the World, c. 1885. Very good condition with minor light soiling. Approx. 10 x 12.5 inches to the border edge. **SOLD**
Price: Date: c. 1885
c. 1885Tunison

Model # COM005
Die bekannteren Hohen uber das Meeres Flache in transparenten Profilen. - Maker: Stieler
Hand colored engraved antique comparative chart of mountain heights above sea level from Stieler's Hand-Atlas uber alle theile der Erde nach dem neuesten Zustande und uber das Weltgebaude, circa 1852, Gotha, bei Justus Perthes. Excellent condition, approx. 11.5 x 14.5 inches. ***Sold***
Price: Date: circa 1852
circa 1852Stieler

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