Auction 108, Lot 54

"Sud-Polar-Karte", Perthes, Justus

Subject: South Pole

Period: 1878 (dated)

Publication: Stieler's Hand-Atlas

Color: Printed Color

Size:
16.2 x 13.2 inches
41.1 x 33.5 cm

A lovely sheet with wonderful detail and full coloring in the seas. Absolutely filled with information from the latest polar discoveries, current and historical explorations, ice pack location by month, sea routes and more. Surrounded by numerous insets of islands and coastal detail within the Antarctic area. Two small polar hemispheres at lower corners. Keyboard style borders.

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Condition: A+

Lovely impression and coloring. Light toning in margins.

Estimate: $120 - $150

Sold for: $100

Closed on 9/29/2004

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