Auction 96, Lot 40

"Planiglob in Mercators Projection, zur Uebersicht der Erdfläche und der Seereisen, von Ad. St.", Stieler, Adolph

Subject: World

Period: 1847 (dated)

Publication: Stieler's Hand-Atlas

Color: Hand Color

14.5 x 11.5 inches
36.8 x 29.2 cm

Handsome world map with minimal geo/political information. Shows recent discoveries in Antarctica 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.


Condition: A

Full margins and nice coloring.

Estimate: $60 - $80

Sold for: $0

Closed on 9/12/2001