Auction 97, Lot 487

"Polynesien und Der Grosse Ocean (Ostliches Blatt) and (Westliches Blatt)", Perthes, Justus

Subject: Pacific

Period: 1877 (dated)

Publication: Stieler's Hand-Atlas

Color: Hand Color

16 x 13 inches
40.6 x 33 cm

Amazing detail and precisely engraved on steel. The Western sheet covers the region to include New Zealand, Australia, Indonesia, Malaysia, Siam, Japan, the Philippines, Marshall Archipelago, and east to Samoa. Numerous insets which include Fiji, Tonga, Guam and much more. The Eastern Sheet shows all of the US, Mexico, the Sandwich, Polynesian, and Marquesas Island groups. Also with many insets of the islands including the Tahitian, Hawaiian and Galapagos groups. Together, matching pair of maps.


Condition: A

Crisp, fine impression and beautiful hand coloring.

Estimate: $80 - $100

Sold for: $55

Closed on 12/5/2001