'A COMPARATIVE VIEW OF THE CHIEF RIVERS in the World with their respective lengths...' by T. Starling c.1832
An interesting 19th century miniature map comparing the major rivers of the World which was engraved by Thomas Starling and published in either The Royal Cabinet Atlas or Geographical Annual (London: Bull & Churton, 1830/1832). At the time of the maps publication the source of the Nile had still not been discovered by Europeans and, consequently, is shown as only the sixth longest river.
- This is an original steel engraving with original hand colour.
- Printed area is approximately 14.4cms by 9.1cms (including imprint).
- The engraving is in very good condition with decent margins. Click on image for a better view.
- The item comes displayed in a ready to frame acid free mount.
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- Guaranteed to be over 185 years old.