Auction 104, Lot 67

"Specialia vom Vulkan Gurtel des Atlantischen Oceans", Berghaus, Heinrich

Subject: Volcanoes

Period: 1839 (dated)

Publication: Physikalisher Atlas

Color: Hand Color

Size:
16.7 x 11.6 inches
42.4 x 29.5 cm

A full sheet with 16 plans of volcanic islands, and island groups where volcanoes appear. Includes Sicily, Azores, Canary Is., Cape Verde Is., Iceland, Antilles, etc. Several well engraved vignettes of volcanoes erupting. A most unusual sheet that was published by J. Perthes.

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Condition: A

Estimate: $150 - $200

Sold for: $130

Closed on 9/10/2003

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