Auction 127, Lot 859

"Adolf Stieler's Hand Atlas uber Alle Theile der Erde und uber das Weltgebaude 95 Karten", Perthes, Justus

Subject: Atlases

Period: 1894 (dated)

Publication:

Color: Printed Color

Size:
11 x 15 inches
27.9 x 38.1 cm

This fine German world atlas is complete with 95 double-page maps. The maps are presented with typical German craftsmanship and great attention to detail. Many of the maps include insets. The maps are pasted onto the backstrap, as with older atlases, so the double-page sheets are continuous. Complete with title page, list of maps and a 201 page index. Hardbound in original pebble cloth covered boards with quarter leather spine and tips. Gilt titles on front cover.

References:

Condition: B

Maps and contents very good with a bit of light foxing and a few minor tears into the maps. Covers lacking most of leather spine with some duct tape holding the covers.

Estimate: $325 - $400

Sold for: $300

Closed on 2/25/2009

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