Auction 96, Lot 60

"Sud-Polar-Karte", Perthes, Justus

Subject: South Pole

Period: 1878 (dated)

Publication: Stieler's Hand-Atlas

Color: Hand Color

Size:
16.2 x 13.2 inches
41.1 x 33.5 cm

A lovely sheet with wonderful detail and full coloring in the seas. Absolutely filled with information from the latest polar discoveries, current and historical explorations, ice pack location by month, sea routes and more. Surrounded by numerous insets of islands and coastal detail within the South polar area. Two small polar hemispheres at lower corners. Keyboard style borders.

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Condition: A+

Crisp and bright impression.

Estimate: $60 - $80

Sold for: $130

Closed on 9/12/2001

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