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Title: The Citizen's Atlas of the World 1898 Map of South America Section 2 Includes Brazil, Dutch Guiana, French Guiana, Some of Paraguay, and an Inset of Rio de Janeiro
Description: London: George Newnes, Limited, 1898. First Edition; Various. Map. Color Map is in sleeve and may have minor soiling to edges.Taken from theCitizens Atlas of the World, published by Newnes, etc. in Southhampton Street, 1898. Bartholomew was a cartographer, born in Edinburgh, EC Scotland, UK. He studied at Edinburgh, then entered his father's firm. His works include the Survey Atlas of Scotland (18951912) and a Physical Atlas of the World (2 vols, 18891911). He is best known for his system of layer colouring of contours. These are NOT reprints they are directly from the 1898 Atlas which was damaged with the loss of some original maps. Shows major transportation routes, including railways, rivers, lakes, town names, territorial names, township names, county names, land masses, etc. Map now in archival sleeve and backing board. These maps give a very contrasting view of the World in 1898 as compared to today in light of globalization. Other maps available. Scarce in this condition. Great reference and for framing.; Color Map; 14x18 inches. Very Good with no dust jacket .

Keywords: New Zealand Cartography Globalization the British Empire 1898 Industrial Revolution History World History Rivers

Price: US$ 71.97 Seller: A Book Legacy
- Book number: 52568

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