Auction 150, Lot 36

"Planiglob in Mercators Projection, zur Uebersicht der Erdflache und der Seereisen, von Ad. St. Neue Verbesserte Auflage", Stieler, Adolph

Subject: World

Period: 1847 (dated)

Publication: Stieler's Hand-Atlas

Color: Hand Color

Size:
14.7 x 11.6 inches
37.3 x 29.5 cm

This handsome world map features minimal geographical or political information. Recent discoveries in Antarctica are reflected with a portion of the coastline shown. Three time-bars at bottom attempt to explain the difference in the times around the world based on Paris, Greenwich and Cadiz times.

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Condition: A

A fine impression with original color and faint toning and soiling in the blank margins.

Estimate: $70 - $90

Sold for: $50

Closed on 9/17/2014

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