Adolf Stieler's Handatlas, sixth edition, 1870, Hermann Berghaus
Publisher: Gotha: Justus Perthes 1870
Title: Der Sudliche Sternhimmel (mitte der 19 Jahrhunderts)
Dimensions: 36 x 37 cm
Description: A copper
engraved and hand coloured map from the famous Stielers Handatlas (after
Adolf Stieler, 1775–1836), formally titled "Hand-Atlas über alle Theile
der Erde und über das Weltgebäude" (Handy atlas of all parts of the
world and of the universe), which was the leading German world atlas of
the last three decades of the 19th and the first half of the 20th
century. Published by Justus Perthes of Gotha (established 1785 and
still existing there) it went through ten editions from 1816 to 1944.
Condition and colouring: The map is very detailed and coloured. The condition is very good. Furthermore the map comes with a passe partout (49,5 x 44,5 cm). There is a single fold in the centre of each map.
Price: $92,- or € 75,-