Auction 97, Lot 385

"Das Mittellandische Meer und Nord-Afrika [Westliches Blatt] and [Ostliches Blatt]", Perthes, Justus

Subject: Mediterranean

Period: 1877 (dated)

Publication: Stieler's Hand-Atlas

Color: Hand Color

Size:
16 x 13 inches
40.6 x 33 cm

Amazing detail and precisely engraved. Filled with cities, villages, coastal detail, roads and desert trails, wadies, and much more. The Western sheet covers the region from south of Agidar in Morocco, Algeria, and most of Libya to the Gulf of Sidra. Includes much of the Sahara, the Atlas Mountains, all of Spain and Portugal, Italy, Sicily, etc. Two insets show Gibraltar, and Malta in good detail. The Eastern Sheet covers from the Gulf of Sidra in Libya east though Egypt and on to Persia. Includes Turkey, Greece, Cyprus, Syria and the Holy Land. Arabia is covered by a large inset detailing the Nile delta in precise detail. Together, matching pair of maps.

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Condition: A

Crisp, fine impression and beautiful hand coloring.

Estimate: $60 - $90

Sold for: $0

Closed on 12/5/2001

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