Auction 113, Lot 856

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

Subject: Atlases

Period: 1871 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

10.5 x 15 inches
26.7 x 38.1 cm

Complete folio atlas with 63 double-page steel engraved maps. All maps are extremely detailed in Stieler's style. The maps and charts include a highly detailed chart of the moon's surface, celestial charts, hemisphere maps, the winds, Europe, Africa, North & South America, Australia, the Middle East, etc., many with insets of principal cities. Hard bound in yellow cloth with leather spine. Title page, list of maps, text, maps. A nice example of this atlas.


Condition: A

Covers are very good. A little scattered foxing mostly on pages near ends. Less often foxing on maps, most are very good with some fine.

Estimate: $750 - $1,000

Sold for: $500

Closed on 12/7/2005