WORLD MAP The Protestant Missionary Map of the World, 1846
Lot 130
WORLD MAP The Protestant Missionary Map of the World, 1846
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WORLD MAP
The Protestant Missionary Map of the World, hand-coloured twin-hemisphere world map engraved by Edward Gover, 4 smaller maps (British North America; South Africa; India; Guiana and West Indies, hand-coloured in outline) in corners, with colour coding chart, dissected into 36 sections and laid on linen, folding into original slipcase, printed lettering label on upper cover, 690 x 1130mm., Seeley, Burnside & Seeley, 1846

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  • Unusual twin-hemisphere world map, issued to accompany The Missionary Guide Book, hand-coloured in six colours denoting the dominating religion of each region: Protestant, Roman Catholic, Greek Church, Mahometan, Decayed Christian Churches, and Heathen.
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