No. 1. World map on a Mercator Projection – David Rumsey Historical Map Collection

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Untitled map of the world map on a Mercator Projection, showing the United States as a central point linking Europe and Asia. With notes on distances and population. And ‘N.B. the circular lines show the air routes from place to place.’ Title supplied by cataloger. Untitled map of the world map on a Mercator Projection, showing the United States as a central point linking Europe and Asia. With notes on distances and population. And ‘N.B. the circular lines show the air routes from place to place.’ Title supplied by cataloger. No. 1 (World map on a Mercator Projection). ‘This map shews the position of our continent as compared with Europe and Africa on one side and Asia on the other, placing US in the centre’. This map was prepared by Mr. Whitney for Mr. Breese’s report to the Senate, U.S. 29 Congrees. Miller’s Lith. 102 Broadway, N.Y. (on the lower margin) 1235. (to accompany) A Project For A Railroad To The Pacific. By Asa Whitney, of New York. No. 1 (World map on a Mercator Projection). ‘This map shews the position of our continent as compared with Europe and Africa on one side and Asia on the other, placing US in the centre’. This map was prepared by Mr. Whitney for Mr. Breese’s report to the Senate, U.S. 29 Congrees. Miller’s Lith. 102 Broadway, N.Y. (on the lower margin) 1235. (to accompany) A Project For A Railroad To The Pacific. By Asa Whitney, of New York. A Project For A Railroad To The Pacific. By Asa Whitney, of New York. With Reports of Committees of Congress, Resolutions of State Legislatures, Etc., with other Facts Relating Thereto. New York: Printed by George W. Wood, No. 15 Spruce Street. 1849. A Project For A Railroad To The Pacific. By Asa Whitney, of New York. With Reports of Committees of Congress, Resolutions of State Legislatures, Etc., with other Facts Relating Thereto. New York: Printed by George W. Wood, No. 15 Spruce Street. 1849. Two untitled maps: 1) A world map on a Mercator Projection showing the US as a central point linking Europe and Asia. 2) A map of North America showing possible rail routes across the continent. Bound report with cloth covered boards and ‘Railroad to the Pacific’ with author and date on spine. Two untitled maps: 1) A world map on a Mercator Projection showing the US as a central point linking Europe and Asia. 2) A map of North America showing possible rail routes across the continent. Bound report with cloth covered boards and ‘Railroad to the Pacific’ with author and date on spine. &lt,a href=http://www.davidrumsey.com/rumsey/download.pl?image=/D5005/1466004.sid target=_blank&gt,Full Image Download in MrSID Format&lt,/a&gt, Source.

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