|Realms of Gold: A Catalogue of Maps in the Library of the American Philosophical Society
Part II: Printed Maps -
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Realms of Gold overview Murphy D. Smith created this guide to the map holdings of the American Philosophical Society in 1991. The guide is divided into four main sections:
[Three charts of the Antarctic (South Shetland Islands) comprising chart of Edward Bransfield, press mark "Ae 1 S92," Georges
Bay, press mark "Ae 1 S90," and chart of New South Britain, discovered by Capt. Smith in the brig, "Williams," the 19th. February,
1819]. Great Britain. Hydrographic Department. [London: ca. 1822].
Cartographer: Edward Bransfield and Capt. Smith.
|[ca. 1822].||Size: Various.||(183.54: [ca. 1822]: G813ant Roller)|
Photostats of the original documents in the Hydrographic Office, Great Britain.
See: Geographical Journal, XCIV, 315 (Oct. 1939): map C, and Geographical Review, XXXI, 491 (July 1941).
Provenance: Presented by J. A. Edgell, August 1941.
Bathymetric map of the Antarctic (southern Atlantic, Indian, and Pacific Oceans) compiled by the American Geographical Society
of New York. New York: A. Hoen & Co.: 1929.
||1929.||Scale: 1:20,000,000. Size: 55.3 x 60 cm. colored, with a scale of submarine relief.||(180: 1929: Am31bath Large)|
Map of the Antarctic, compiled by the American Geographical Society of New York. Wilkins-Hearst Antarctic expedition 1928-1929. New York: 1929.
||1929.||Scale: 1:12,500,000. Size: 88 x 128 cm. Colored.||(180: 1929: Am3lexp Roller)|
Insets: Map of the Antarctic archipelago, showing route of Sir Hubert Wilkins's flight, 20 December 1928. Also, photographs of fiords,
Provenance: Presented by Isaiah Bowman, 1929.
Antarctica, compiled from all available sources to 1943, including the results of all American explorations from the United
States Exploring Expedition, 1839-1840, to the United States Antarctic Service, 1940-1941. Washington: Hydrographic Office: 1943.
||1943.||Scale (latitudinal): 1:11,250,000. Size: 78 x 122 cm. Colored.||(180: 1943: Un36hyd Roller)|
Azimuthal equidistant projection.