Auction 110, Lot 115

"Die Vereinigten Staaten von Nord-America in 6 Blattern", Petermann, Augustus Herman

Subject: United States

Period: 1873 (dated)

Publication: Stieler's Hand-Atlas

Color: Hand Color

15.7 x 13 inches
39.9 x 33 cm

Complete set of these beautifully engraved maps that covers the entire United States in six charts. Remarkable detail throughout with delicate outline coloring. Mountains shown via hachure. Includes insets of the south of Texas, the south of Florida, and plans of the vicinity of Boston and New York City. Would be over 39 x 32" when joined. Size given is approximate for each map.


Condition: A

Crisp, precise impressions. A little marginal soiling, map images near fine. Sheet 6 (the South) is trimmed to just outside the neatline at left with paper added. This is a joint line and it looks like a previous owner was preparing to join the sheets.

Estimate: $250 - $300

Sold for: $150

Closed on 3/2/2005