Auction 105, Lot 608

"Hand Atlas Uber und Alle Theile der Erde Uber Das Weltgebaude", Stieler, Adolph

Subject: Atlases

Period: 1872 (dated)

Publication: Gotha: Justus Pethes

Color: Printed Color

Size:
10.5 x 15.4 inches
26.7 x 39.1 cm

Complete folio world atlas with 84 fine steel engraved maps, mostly double-page. Title and contents pages, text at rear and advertisement on rear pastedown. Maps of the world plus the moon, two star and solar charts, two hemispheres, two polar maps and a beautifully detailed map of the Straits of Gibraltar including large insets of Gibraltar and Ceuta. Eight maps of the Americas, thematic maps and much more. All maps dated 1871 or 1872. All maps with blank verso. Superbly detailed with many fine insets as is typical of Stieler. Nice example of this atlas. Original quarter-calf binding.

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Condition: A

Damage to leather corners, spine has been replaced with brown cloth. Maps generally very good to fine.

Estimate: $700 - $800

Sold for: $750

Closed on 12/3/2003

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