Auction 114, Lot 49

"Sud-Polar-Karte", Perthes, Justus

Subject: South Pole

Period: 1878 (dated)


Color: Printed Color

16.2 x 13.2 inches
41.1 x 33.5 cm

A lovely sheet with wonderful detail and early printed 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 region. Two small polar hemispheres at the lower corners. Keyboard style borders.


Condition: A

Short tears in margins, repaired with archival tape.

Estimate: $150 - $200

Sold for: $110

Closed on 3/1/2006