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Auction 187, Lot 31

"Veraenderungen der Erdoberflaeche in Historischer Zeit...",

Subject: World

Period: 1857 (dated)

Publication: Handatlas der Allgemeinen Erdkunde

Color: Printed Color

17.4 x 14.5 inches
44.2 x 36.8 cm
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The primary focus of this map is the locations of volcanoes around the world, marked with red dots and labeled within numbered keys in the oceans. At bottom left are insets with additional details on various volcanoes, and at bottom right are insets showing the mouths of the Po, Nile, and Mississippi Rivers, as well as a view of Niagara Falls. Created by Ludwig Ewald and Georg Leonhart Bauerkeller.

References: Rumsey #12189.

Condition: A

A bright example with a few minor spots of foxing and light dampstains along the edges of the sheet.

Estimate: $140 - $170

Sold for: $80

Closed on 4/27/2022