"Planiglob in Mercators Projection, zur Uebersicht der Erdflache und der Seereisen...", Stieler, Adolph
Period: 1845 (dated)
Publication: Stieler's Hand-Atlas
Color: Hand Color
14.6 x 11.6 inches
37.1 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.
Contemporary color with a hint of toning.