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The map bears numerous legends, one describing Mercator as the inventor of this projection. A pencil note identifies the first edition as being issued in 1815. Provenance: acquired in a bookshop in Museum Street by the British Museum January 1995; private collection of Rodney Shirley.
Chart of the World Shewing the Religion, Population and Civilization of Each Country
Samuel Leigh, London, 1818
395 x 770 mm., in early outline colour with wash to the sea, light toning at the folds, a couple of double folds near the binding repaired, with original publishers red paper boards, rebacked, otherwise in good condition.
Stock number: 9437
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