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Gleason's new standard map of the world : on the projection of J. S. Christopher, Modern College, Blackheath, England ; scientifically and practically correct ; as "it is."

Gleason's new standard map of the world

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Title:
Gleason's new standard map of the world : on the projection of J. S. Christopher, Modern College, Blackheath, England ; scientifically and practically correct ; as "it is."
Title (alt.):
New standard map of the world
Cartographer:
Gleason, Alexander
Creator:
Buffalo Electrotype and Engraving Co
Date:
1892
Format:
Maps/Atlases
Location:
Boston Public Library
Norman B. Leventhal Map Center
Collection (local):
Norman B. Leventhal Map Center Collection
Subjects:
Map projection
World maps
Places:
World
Extent:
1 map : col. ; 30 cm. in diameter, on sheet 55 x 39 cm.
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Terms of Use:
No known copyright restrictions.
No known restrictions on use.
Publisher:
Buffalo, N.Y : Buffalo Electrotype and Engraving Co.
Notes:
Map of the globe stretched and flattened into a circular plane.
Includes longitude and time calculator and diagrams showing June and December solstices.
Border shows "sun-time in minutes."
Text on verso.
Patent claim US497917: https://www.google.com/patents/US497917
Scale:
Scale [ca. 1:2,000,000]
Language:
English
Identifier:
06_01_008377
Call #:
G3201.B71 1892 .G54x
Barcode:
39999065653105