Auction 98, Lot 25

"[Lot of 2] Oestliche Halbkugel [together with] Westliche Halbkugel", Perthes, Justus

Subject: World

Period: 1877 (dated)

Publication: Stieler's Hand-Atlas

Color: Hand Color

11 x 12 inches
27.9 x 30.5 cm

Nice pair of steel engraved hemispheres. The South Pole (Wilkes' Land) is beginning to take shape.


Condition: A

Crisp impression on full sheets of paper with large margins. Western Hemisphere has faint scattered foxing, Eastern Hemisphere is clean and bright.

Estimate: $40 - $60

Sold for: $30

Closed on 3/6/2002